OBITUARY

Rachel Ginny Virginia King Askew

December 14, 1930March 31, 2010

Rachel "Virginia" Askew age 79 of Jackson, TN passed away March 31, 2010. A Funeral Service will be held 11 am Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Bemis First Baptist Church with Brother Mark McSwain and Brother John Norvell officiating. Burial will follow at Lester Chapel Cemetery. Virginia was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Bemis, where she served as a Prayer Warrior, VBS Director, WMU Director, Sunday School Teacher, Discipleship Training Teacher, and Youth Volunteer. She also was a Explores Bible Study Leader and Girl Scout Leader. She is preceded in death by her parents, Otis King and Lennie Carnell King and one brother, Buddy King. She is survived by her husband, Richard Askew; sons, Richard " Buddy " Askew ( Tracey ), Robert Askew; daughters, Elizabeth ' Libby " Barton ( Joe ), Barbara " Babs" Baker ( Charley ); grandchildren, Lennie Cox ( Steven ), Jennie Barton of Humboldt, TN, Justin and Patrick Wright; great-grandchildren, Brendan and Caitlin Cox; sisters, Barbara Rittenberry ( Bill ) of Wentzville, MO and other family members, Jackie Warren and Virgie Tillman. The family will receive friends Friday, April 2, 2010 from 5 pm until 8 pm at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons and 1 hour prior to the service at the Church. Memorial Contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bemis Building Fund.

Services

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  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 3, 2010

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  • Funeral Service
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Rachel Ginny Virginia King Askew

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September 7, 2012

She made everything special.

April 7, 2010

WHAT I REMEMBER THE MOST ABOUT AUNT JENNY IS HER SWEET SMILE AND HER SOFT VOICE....

Gena Black

April 6, 2010

As I remember Aunt Jenny many memories come to mind. But the one that effected me the most was in 1998 after I lost my house in a fire.The first people to come over after that awful night were Aunt Jenny and Uncle R.L. They didn't just come by to offer their sympathy and say how sorry they were, no, they showed up with old work clothes on ,heavy gloves, (extra ones too) and large garbage bags. They were ready to go in and help recover what could be saved. I was alone when they showed up. Their is noway to tell anyone how that felt. Their love did not stop there. Aunt Jenny fixed many meals for me and the kids as we tried to make sense out of our lives. She and Uncle R.L. opened their home to us, and gave us a meeting place for friends and other family members. She told me she felt the Lord wanted her to give me her old bedroom suite, the one she had when she first got married. Wow. What an honor as I knew how sentimental she felt about it! I still use it today, and remember her kindness to me when I needed it the most. But that was just her, showing the love of the Father always in everything she did. It was a real honor to call her my Aunt.

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