Ruby Lee McSeal Axson

Ruby Lee Axson, age 96, of Polk City, Fl. passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. She is survived by her children: Evelyn A. Murphy (Charlie) of Madison, Willie Axson (Anita) of Boston, Ma., Ervest Axson (Jenny) of Davenport, Nathaniel Axson (Barbara) of Norwich, Ct., Irene A. Harrell (David) of Plant City, Mozel Axson (Dee) of Lakeland, Lester Axson (Valencia) of Orlando; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Her parents, husband Deacon Willie Manford Axson, four sons and…

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Lala Virginia Bowen

Mrs. Lala Virginia Bowen, 88, passed away on Sunday, Mar. 5, 2017 in the Lyerly Neurological Clinic in Jacksonville, Fl. Virginia was born on Mar. 24, 1928 in Madison, Fl. to Lloyd Richardson and Lala McCullough Richardson. She was of the Baptist faith. Prior to marriage, Virginia completed two years at Massey Business College in Jacksonville, Fl. After graduating from college, she worked as a secretary at her husband’s business, Don Bowen Insurance in Madison. She doted on her only grandson Travis and had great love for her family. Virginia…

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Community News 

Base Street McDonald’s celebrating grand opening

Chris Jones: Greene Publishing, Inc. If you have driven by the McDonald’s on Highway 90 recently, you have undoubtedly noticed the construction and renovations that have been engulfing the building and blocking the main entrance. The location will celebrate its 25th anniversary soon, and according to new owners Dennis and Linda Lareau, there was a lot that needed to be done to bring the establishment up to date. The couple purchased both the Base Street and State Route 53 locations in November 2015. Since then, they have been improving restaurant…

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