PORTAGEVILLE - Inez Askew, 88, died June 30, 2005, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems.
Born Oct. 5, 1916, in Greenwood, Miss., daughter of the late Eddie and Blanche Webb Rucker, she was a member of the Zion Rock Missionary Church where she participated in many church functions. She was also a substitute teacher.
Her husband, John Askew, preceded her in death.
Also preceding her in death were: one daughter, Cora Lee Hudson; one brother, Charlie Rucker; and two sisters, Mattie Lee and Beatrice.
Survivors include: one sister, Viola Belcher of Robbins, Ill.; one brother, Eddie Rucker of Benton Harbor, Mich.; and one aunt, Ruby Crawley of Greenwood.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Services are scheduled for noon Friday at Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Anderson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Ronderi Brown, Eddie Haynes, Marvin Sikes, Harvey Wigfall and Richard Wigfall.