September 11, 2014
Funeral services for Correctional Officers Wilbur Jamal Mobley and Anisa C. Mobley will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Morven City Auditorium located at 178 2nd Street in Morven, Georgia.
Interment will follow in the Pineview Cemetery in Morven, Georgia. Public viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. at the Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home in Quitman, Georgia and between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. at the Morven City Auditorium.
Condolences may be made to the family by signing the online register book at This LINK
Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home of Quitman, Georgia is handling all arrangements.
September 8, 2014
Morven, GA - Family, friends, and neighbored gathered for a candlelight prayer vigil Monday night in honor of two slain Corrections Officers.
Dozens of people braced the rain to pay their respects to Jamal and Anisa Mobley, who were both shot and killed last Wednesday. Hymms were sung, scriptures were read, and their family thanked the Morven community for their ongoing support. The Mobleys were shot outside of their home as they left for work at Valdosta State Prison.
"We are ready to see justice. We are angry. We are hurt. We are ready to see whoever did this to them pay for what they have done", says Mae Thomas, First Cousin of Jamal and Anisa Mobley.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations says their investigation is ongoing and they have no updates at this time. Final arrangements have been made for Jamal and Anisa Mobley. Their funeral will take place at Morven City Hall Auditorium on Saturday at 11 am.
September 5, 2014
Morven, GA - Today marks day three of the manhunt for the killers of two Correctional Officers in Brooks County.
Wilbur "Jamal" and Anisa Mobley were shot and killed outside of their Morven, Georgia home on Wednesday.
The siblings were on their way to work at the Valdosta State Prison .
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations says they are making headway in the investigation but cannot release any information on a suspect or a motive at this time.
Updated by: Winnie Wright
September 4, 2014
Morven, GA - The hunt is still on for those responsible for killing two Corrections Officers in Brooks County.
"I wouldn't have dreamed that in a lifetime, that something like that was going to happen to them, because they were good kids", says Floyd Smallwood, Grandfather of the victims.
Jamal and Anisa Mobley were shot and killed on Wednesday outside of the home in Morven, Georgia that they shared with their parents. The siblings were on their way to work at the Valdosta State Prison where they both served as Corrections Officers.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is handling the double murder case. They have not released a motive, or the names of any suspects and say no one is in custody for this crime.
"We are following all the leads, making sure we collect all the facts, making sure that we find our suspect and are able to put them in jail and give a good prosecutable case, where we can get him there", says Agent Steve Turner, with the GBI.
As for Jamal and Anisa's Grandfather, he says he will wait as long as it takes.
"I don't know what I would really want to see happen, but you've got to pay for what you did."
Smallwood says the family has seen an outpouring of support from the community. Jamal and Anisa Mobley are survived by their parents, and Jamal's one year-old daughter, London.
By: WCTV Eyewitness News
September 3, 2014
MORVEN, Ga. -- Two correctional officers are dead following a shooting outside of their Brooks County home early this morning.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the two victims were brother and sister identified as Wilbur Mobley, 27, and Anisa Mobley, 25, both of Morven.
They were shot and killed outside of a home they share with their parents, located at 161 Azalea Ave., around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Authorities say that they were on their way to work at the Valdosta State Prison, where they both work as correctional officers.
The maternal grandmother of Wilbur Mobley's child told WCTV that he was a very quiet and very humble person.
GBI couldn't confirm a motive or the identities of any suspects but said that an active search is underway.
No further details are available at this time.