James Lloyd Askew, 88, of Morgantown, Ky., passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at Woodcrest at Blakeford in Nashville, Tn. He was born in Morgantown, Ky. on August 24, 1926 to the late Joe and Mae Askew. Mr. Askew was an electrician (school/training in Chicago) who wired many Butler Co. homes in the late 40's -60's. He preached at several Church of Christ congregations over the years. He also sold insurance and marketing material He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Lloyd Askew and one sister Ruth Askew Fuller.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years Evalee Mefford Askew, one daughter Kathy Bates and husband Terry, Daughter-In-Law Barbara Askew and two grandsons; Jordan and Brady Bates; one brother Paul Askew.
Funeral Service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 2:30pm with Bro. Daniel Askew officiating. Burial will follow in the Quality/Forgytown Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 12:30 pm until time of service at Smith Funeral Home, Morgantown, Ky. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to World Christian Broadcasting.