Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 11, 2010
Addie Mizelle Askew, age 81 of 1104 N. Mitchell St. died Tuesday March 9, 2010 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital.
Mrs. Askew was born in Hertford County on August 10, 1929, a daughter of the late Johnny Mizelle and Cora Hodges Mizelle. She was a graduate of Ahoskie High School and a homemaker. Mrs. Askew attended Creech Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Robert Edward Askew.
Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Louise Lowe of Anderson, SC; Hazel Harmon of Early Station and Jackie Outland of Ahoskie; and brother, Thomas Godwin of Ahoskie.
She is survived by her children, Robert Earl Askew and his wife, Linda, of Murfreesboro; Ronald Lee Askew and his wife, Sharon, of Portsmouth, Va.; daughter, Virginia Manning and fiancé, Frank Taylor, of Smithfield, Va.; Keith Askew and his wife, Averi, of Washington, Steven Wayne Askew and wife, Ulita, of Burlington; Douglas Jay Askew and his wife, Laura, of Greenville and Roger A. Askew and his wife, Stacy, of Raleigh. Mrs. Askew is survived by eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Creech Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tom Ravan officiating. Burial will follow at Ahoskie Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be sent to Creech Memorial Baptist Church.