Albert Louis AsKew
1940 - 2017
Lord & Stephens West Funeral Home
1211 Jimmy Daniel Road
Watkinsville, GA
Albert Louis AsKew (August 27, 1940-May 25, 2017) was born in Chipley, Georgia, son of the late Louis Elwin AsKew and Mary Carlisle AsKew. He graduated from Harris County High School then continued his education at Young Harris College, LaGrange College, and Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

In 1960 he began 46 years of ministry in The United Methodist Church. He was a true modern day circuit rider, having served 34 of his 46 years as the pastor of multi-church charges. He felt called to minister to small town and rural churches as a member of the North Georgia Conference.

Rev. AsKew is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sally Curtis AsKew, one son, Dr. Dennis W. AsKew, his wife Kim, and three grandchildren, Taylor of Houston, Texas, Alexander and Jessica of Greensboro, North Carolina. He is also survived by one brother, Hoke Askew and his wife Carla of Columbus, Georgia, and several nieces.

A Memorial Service will be held at Oconee Street United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 10th, at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Oconee Street United Methodist Church (P.O. Box 6707, Athens Georgia 30604), Young Harris College (Class of 1960 Scholarship Challenge, P.O. Box 175, Young Harris, Georgia 30582), LaGrange College (Scholarships, 601 West Broad Street, LaGrange, Georgia 30240).

Lord and Stephens, WEST is in charge of arrangements.

Published by Athens Banner-Herald on May 31, 2017.
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My condolences to the family. God understands your loss and is near to all those calling on him in prayer. May the words of Psalms 145: 18,19 provide you with much comfort.
June 6, 2017
So sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May your family be comforted by 1Thessalonians 4:14
June 5, 2017
I celebrate Albert for who he was -- a man of faith and commitment. Dear Sally, celebrate your memories of him through 55 years of marriage. Blessings.
Mary Grace Lyman
June 2, 2017
Sally, you are in my prayers.
LaVon Wilson
June 2, 2017
Dear Sally,
Many thoughts and prayers reach out to you and your family, as you celebrate the life and ministry of Albert. I have fond memories of you and our years of service as Board members of the Women's Division and Board of Global Ministries Frances M. Alguire
June 1, 2017
Albert served Bogart United Methodist Church with compassion and gentle wisdom. We remember him with love and lift Sally and the family in prayer.

Gerald & Diane Brooks
May 31, 2017
A colleague and classmate, Albert was the quintessential example of the servant minister.
Max & Trois Wall
May 31, 2017
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes West Chapel
May 31, 2017
Albert was such a sweet man and will be greatly missed. We will be holding the family in our thoughts and prayers. God bless each of you.
Susan Lindsey
May 26, 2017
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