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Vera Askew, 92, Of Stamford

Vera Askew
Vera Askew Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

STAMFORD, Conn. - Vera Nelson Askew of Stamford died Nov. 3. She was 92.

Askew was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Eastman, Ga., to Isaac C. Nelson and Mary Jane Peterson.

Askew is survived by her sons, Alvin Askew of Mass., and Larry Askew of Stamford; daughter, Gwen Garnett (William) of Stamford; nine grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren; many relatives; and friends. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Mack Neil Askew; seven brothers; and five sisters.

Calling hours are Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wilson Memorial C.O.G.I.C.; 164 Richmond Hills Ave., Stamford. A celebration of her life will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the church. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Woodland Cemetery; 66 Woodland Pl., Stamford.

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