Annie Lou Winter Askew, age 83, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at Morrison Funeral Home, of Tuscumbia. Her funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Buford Parker is officiating.
Mrs. Askew was a Colbert County native and a member of Ligon Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Grady Olen Askew; son, Johnny Glen Askew; great-granddaughter, Bailee Elizabeth Richardson; brothers, Joe Dalton Winter, Louis Winter and Sidney Winter; her sister, Lillie Prater; and her parents, Austin Winter and Nancy Ann Kilburn Winter.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Askew and wife, Penny, of Columbus, Ohio; daughters, Joyce Richardson and husband, Philip, of Tuscumbia, and Kathey Askew, of Muscle Shoals; five grandchildren, Jeannie Epperson and husband, Chad, Michael Askew and wife, Kelly, Philip Richardson Jr. and wife, Natasha, Darren Richardson and wife, Natalie, Tiffany Boyd and husband, Dan; stepgrandson, Tommy Andrews and wife, Sherry; brothers, Leonard Winter and Robert Winter; sisters, Jessie King, Nancy Viall, Marjorie Glass; 10 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are grandsons, Michael Askew, Philip Richardson Jr., Darren Richardson, and nephews, Wayne King, Steve Viall and Mickey Glass.
Honorary pallbearers are Larry Askew and Tommy Andrews.
Morrison Funeral Home, of Tuscumbia, is directing.
Morrison Funeral Home - Tuscumbia
825 N Main Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Published in Florence Times Daily on Dec. 23, 2006