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Water day at Madison Church of God Day Camp

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, June 22, children attending week one of Madison Church of God’s (MCOG) Tribal Games Day Camp had a splashingly good time as they participated in an afternoon of outdoor water activities. The kids were split into teams with color names and competed in water relay races and just plain water fun. The children ran the relays in groups of two teams at a time competing in a round-robin fashion until they had one team declared as victors. The “Green Team” took the title….

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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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