Maudie Bell Askew

91 year old Maudie Bell Askew of Alexandria died Monday at the Quality Care Nursing Home in Lebanon. She was a DeKalb County native, a homemaker, and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Ronnie Smith will officiate and burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Walter and Hettie Malone Parkerson; her husband, Pete Askew; brothers and sisters, Odis Parkerson, Alec Parkerson, Cordell Parkerson, Eva Ray Malone, Loretta Clayborn, Robert Parkerson, Shelby Parkerson, Evelyn Martin, Frank Parkerson, and Lona Faye Lawrence. She is survived by her children, Patrica Askew, Walter and his wife Joyce Askew, and Shelie “Pee Wee” and his wife Pam Askew all of Alexandria. Grandchildren, Brad and his wife Judy Askew of Watertown, Brian Askew of Murfreesboro, Sonya and her husband Reed Edge of Dowelltown, Shasta and husband Donny West and Sara Askew all of Alexandria. Five great grandchildren. Brothers and sisters, Butch and wife Barbara Parkerson of Temperance Hall, Jean and husband Jimmy Reasonover, and Lucille Jennings all of Alexandria. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.

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