The missing girls mother, 41 year old Tina Smith, was found dead in her home Monday; authorities have yet to reveal a cause of death. It`s believed that Easley and the 12 year old may be traveling in a silver, four-door 2005 Dodge Neon, with Virginia license plate of XKF-2365
Easley was apparently in a relationship with Tina Smith.
Jeffrey Scott Easley is described as being five-feet-eleven and weighing 265 pounds.
Brittany Mae Smith is five feet tall and weighs about 100 pounds; she has long, straight brown hair and brown eyes.
An Amber Alert has been issued in this case.
Easley is originally from the Sand Mountain area of Alabama.
Law enforcement agencies in Dekalb, Marshall and Jackson Counties have been put on alert.
Anyone with any information on this case is urged to contact the Birmingham Office of the FBI at (205) 326-6166 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.