Claude Askew

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 19, 2009

Claude Bernard Askew, 88, of Rich Square died Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie.
A native of Northampton County, he was a retired farmer and retired from Revelle Grain Company. He was a member of Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and served his country in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include two sons, Timothy D. Askew of Asheboro and B.M. Askew of Conway; a sister, Marguerite Brice of Red Oak, Va.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Massey Funeral Home, Jackson, with the Rev. David Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Ashley Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Massey Funeral Home, Jackson, is handling the arrangements.