Emma Kearney Askew

Sunrise: January 29, 1937

Sunset: December 29, 2018

Emma Lee Kearney Askew, Resident of Norfolk, Virginia, formerly of Warrenton, NC, transitioned on December 30, 2018. At 0315 hours at Sentara Leigh Hospital at the tender age of 81 years old. She will sorely be missed by her husband, Sherman Askew; three children, Rosalind, Wayne and Mark, Sr.; daughter-in-law, Tonya; four grandchildren, Mark Jr., Ayana, Zuri and Sahirah; sister, Lucille Mims and two brothers, William and Richard Kearney.

Viewing Friday, January 4, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Saturday, January 5, 2019 12 Noon Shiloh Baptist Church 745 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504 Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6309 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23504

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    Bernard and Clarissa Bailey says

    You are in our prayers.

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    Millicent Collins says

    Sorry to hear about the loss of a amazing wife,mother and grand mother.will miss her dearly.I pray that God will continue to be with the family through this difficult time.

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    Lillian Thompson & Tawana Hardy says

    Our heart and prayers for the family.

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    Marie McDowell says


    My family and I were sadden to hear of the passing of your wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed by many.

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    Pam Rollins says

    May God continue to comfort you all with the passing of your loved one. Keeping you lifted in prayer. God bless, Pam and mom.

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    Sheryl Setzer Melvin says

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife and mother. Some of my favorite childhood memories are of backyard cookouts at her house with a table filled with her amazing cooking or wearing a beautiful outfit made overnight by the talented seamstress. She will be missed.

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    Polly and Shug Satterfield says

    So very sorry for the loss of Your precious loved one.you are in our thoughts and prayers. EJ Mom and Dad Elbert and Polly Satterfield

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    Lisa Lowe says

    Praying that God will continue to comfort you. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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    Mitchell A Clapp says

    To the Askew family, sorry to hear of Mrs. Emma’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief. Mrs. Emma rest in peace. If there is Bingo in heaven I know you and my Aunt Ellen are winners. You will missed but always remembered.

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