Funeral services for Carl Welton Askew, 83, of Hesperia, Calif., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at East Caney Baptist Church with Dr. M. LaVelle Hendricks officiating.
Burial will follow at Inglewood Cemetery in Inglewood, Calif., with Ryan Harrison, Byron Sanders, Lester Henley, Marszell Adams, Victor Watson and Kelvin Harrison serving as pallbearers.
There will be no formal visitation.
Viewing will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Mason & Mason Mortuary.
Carl Welton Askew died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Askew was born May 9, 1930, in Sulphur Springs to DeEsther Pruitt Askew and Quincy Askew. They preceded him in death.
Mr. Askew attended Douglas High School and graduated high school in Cass County.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Askew moved to California and retired from the County of Los Angeles in the Department of Public Works after 35 years.
Survivors include one sister, Doris Askew Hicks; and one brother, Edward Ray Askew.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason & Mason Mortuary.
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