Tonya “Tangie” Denay Askew, of the 1000 block of Thrive Place, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Tonya worked as a CNA for many years and currently worked as a housekeeper for Residence Inn Marriott Greenbrier. Tonya was predeceased by her parents, Oliver and Catherine Askew, Sr.; brother, Oliver Askew, Jr.; a special nephew, Leo “Lil L” Askew; and best friend, Angela Johnson.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her daughter, Shekedra Askew and a god-daughter, Lashay Wilson; sons, Herbert Askew (LaWanda), Deshawn Askew, Deon Askew, and Tarus Lawrence, whom she considered her son; brothers, Freddy Askew (Pamela) and Larry Askew; sisters, Bessie Askew and Faye Askew; a god-sister, Henrietta Vann; grandchildren, Ke’ziah, Jaylen, Donte, and Torique; uncles. Richard Debrow (Iris) and Turner Debro (Mazeline); a sister-in-law, Paula Askew; a special friend, Charlie Butler, one best friend, Sharon Johnson; along with a host of other relatives and friends.