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Michael Wayne Wilkins

Mr. Michael Wayne Wilkins, age 58, died Wednesday, June 21, in Johnson City, Tn. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, at Midway Baptist Church. Rev. Matt Thompson officiated. Interment followed, at Midway Cemetery. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Mr. Wilkins was born in Tampa, Fl. to William Jimmy and Ann Mathis Wilkins. He grew up in Madison and lived in Bartow, Fl. and Adel, Ga. before moving to Greeneville, Tn. in 2001. He was employed as a pipe fitter and traveled extensively with his…

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Brenda W. Hood

Brenda W. Hood, 76, of Covington, Ga., died Monday, June 19, after a brief illness. Born in Thomasville, NC, on Feb. 21, 1941, Hood was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pernell Burton Wood. She received her Master’s degree in English from Appalachian State University (Boone, NC) where she met her husband Robert Neil Hood. He asked her to marry him on their first date and she accepted. They were married in 1962. In 1967, Neil and Brenda moved to Madison, Fl., with their two children to teach…

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Ruby L. Register

Mrs. Ruby L. Register, age 90, passed away on Thursday, June 22, in Lee, Fl. Ruby was born on Sept. 17, 1926, in Lee, to George L. Bell and Mamie Sue McMullen Bell. Mrs. Register was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She worked as a hair dresser out of her home for many years. Mrs. Ruby enjoyed gardening, and was up to date on current politics. She loved to have family gatherings and will be fondly remembered for her potato salad. Ruby was…

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Ora Lee Collins

Ora Lee Collins, age 83, departed this life on Tuesday, June 20. A home-going celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, at Cooks & Cooper Funeral Home Chapel, 162 SW Third Ave in Madison, Fl. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 30, at Cooks & Cooper Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Services have been entrusted to Cooks & Cooper Funeral Home and Crematory (850) 973-6666.

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