Well known Axminster woman dies

Marjorie Rowe - widow of former Lord of the Manor Frank Rowe - has passed away, aged 95

ONE of Axminster’s best-known citizens has died.

Marjorie Rowe, widow of the late Frank Rowe who was Lord of the manor, passed away at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester on Monday. She was 95.

Mrs Rowe leaves three children – Rose Harvey, Pam Cridge and current Lord of the Manor Jim Rowe.

The funeral service takes place at Axminster Parish Church on Monday, November 21 at 11.30am.

Read a full tribute to Mrs Rowe in next week’s Midweek Herald.