The Port Arthur News
B.B. (Bittie) Askew, 98, of Vidor, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Port Arthur. He was born January 13, 1915 in Center to Buford B. Askew Sr. and Lola Hagler Askew. Mr. Askew served in the Civil Service at Pearl Harbor during WWII. He later retired from Texaco in Port Arthur. Mr. Askew was of the Church of Christ faith.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Monday, January 21, 2013 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, January 21, 2013 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. Gordon Vaugh officiating.
He is survived by Sons, Jerry Askew of Fannett, Jack Askew and wife Betty of Vidor; Daughter, Mary Beth Harris of Nederland; Stepchildren, Jan Fortune, Becky Deviller, Spud Deviller; brother, Veron Askew of Nederland, Myrline Bradshaw of
Center, Edna Hardy of Henderson; Seven Grandchildren; Ten Great grandchildren, One Great Great Grandchild.
The family of Mr. Askew thanks everyone at Cypress Glen Nursing Home for caring for our Dad for the last two years. Also a special thanks to Kelly and the staff of New Century Hospice.
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