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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Larry Askew

ODESSA - Larry Wayne Askew, 76, of Odessa, passed away on October 18, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 1:30pm Sunday, October 25 at Grace Christian Fellowship, 3450 Billy Hext Road in Odessa. Larry was born in Borger, Texas to Andrew and Bernice Askew on June 29, 1944. He married Jennifer Bly on September 4, 1966. He attended Tarleton State University and graduated from East Texas State University after a journey through the jungles of Vietnam for the United States Army. During his...
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