Melvin Lewis Askew Sr.
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Norfolk - Melvin L. Askew Sr., 67 passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013. Born in Norfolk County on April 14, 1946, he was the son of the late Herbert Wynn and Mary Mitchell.
Left to cherish his memories are an ex-wife, Vistellree (Katie) Burton; 2 children, Melvin and Shayla Askew; 5 brothers, Irvin Askew (Claire), Charlie Askew (Courtney), James (Edna Mae), Herbert and Elliott Wynn; 2 sisters, Mary Uzzle and Icelena Brothers; special friend, Mary Anderson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday at Fitchett Funeral Home from 5 until 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 21, at 11 a.m. in First Baptist Church West Munden with the body being placed in church at 9 a.m. Burial will take place in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Fitchett Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.fitchettfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 20, 2013