Paul L. Askew

In Memory of Paul L. Askew

Paul L. Askew, age 90, of Red Oak, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at his residence in Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Paul was born in Red Oak, Oklahoma on June 1, 1925, a son of the late Jewell (Lambert) and Allie A. Askew.

Paul worked hard as a rancher. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Red Oak, Oklahoma, where he also served as a deacon. He served in the U.S. Army.

He was the husband of Carmelita (Sides) Askew. On December 24, 1946, they were married at Red Oak, Oklahoma.

Paul is survived by:

Daughters/Sons-In-Law: Paula Ruth Askew Brelsford, wife of Les, of Red Oak, Oklahoma;

Rilla Jo Askew Austin, wife of Paul, of Norman, Oklahoma; Rita Ann Askew Snellgrove, wife of John, of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Nephew: James Albert Askew, of Stockton, California

He is also survived by 4 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Services at First Baptist Church, Red Oak, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015 with Rev. Johnny Montgomery officiating. Interment to follow at the North Rock Creek Cemetery, Red Oak, Oklahoma. Family will greet friends at the Waldrop Funeral Home, Wilburton, Oklahoma on Thursday, November 5, 6-8 p.m.

Pallbearers: Jeff Black, Dee Morris, Mark Taylor, Micah Baker, Curtis Scott, Bill Garner.

Honorary pallbearers: Horace Smallwood, Dewayne Mankin.