Geraldine "Jerry" Williams Askew
May 28, 1931 - September 8, 2020
Geraldine "Jerry" Williams Askew, age 89 and a resident of Franklinton, passed away Tuesday evening September 8, 2020. She was born on May 28, 1931 in Varnado. Jerry, as she was known, enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family. She read her Bible every day and liked relaxing in her rocking chair. Jerry loved cooking and drinking her delicious sweet tea.
Survived by: Daughter and Son in law: Lynn Askew Ard and Robbie Ard; Granddaughter and Spouse: Tiffany Ard Graham and William Graham; 3 Great-grandchildren: Ryder Ard, Liam Graham, Owen Graham; Sister and Brother in law: Sheila and Tom Maroney; Also numerous nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years Thomas R. Askew, parents Alton Williams and Edith Owens Williams, a sister Leola Lezette Crosby, brothers Alvin Williams, Purvis Williams, father in law and mother in law Wiley Askew, Sr. and Eloise Daigle Askew.
A graveside funeral service will be held in the Bethel Fellowship Church Cemetery near Angie, LA at 12:00 pm Friday September 11th with Bro. Shane Vaughn officiating.
The family wishes to express a sincere thank you to Mindy, Leigha and Dee of Community Care Hospice, Florida Parishes Health Services and her sitter Stacy Sumrall for all their care and support.
Pallbearers: Josh Williams, William Graham, Austin Guy, Bronwynn Crosby, Benjamin Boutwell, Tony Williams