Ahoskie- 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 is her sisters Louise Lowe of Anderson, SC; Hazel Harmon of Early Station; 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 fiance’, Frank Taylor of Smithfield, VA; Keith Askew and his wife Averi of Washington, NC; Steven Wayne Askew and wife Ulita of Burlington, NC; Douglas Jay Askew and his wife Laura of Greenville, NC and Roger A. Askew and his wife Stacy of Raleigh, NC. 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. The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 6:00 until 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. In lieu of flowers family request donations to Creech Memorial Baptist Church.