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Shirley Ann Askew

Shirley Ann Askew, 77, of Center, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015 in Center.


Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 5, 2015 at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center with Bro. Michael Hale officiating.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.


Shirley was born December 17, 1937 in the Sexton Community of Sabine County, Texas to Kit Carson Vines and Lola Williamson Vines.  She grew up and attended school in Center, graduating with the Center High School Class of 1956.  Shirley worked for a number of years with a Home Health visiting nurse program.  First Baptist Church in Center was her church home and she worked for some time with the Preschool Sunday School Department.


She is survived by


Donna McDonald Strickland of Palestine

Robert McDonald of Center



John McDaniel and wife, Erica

Michaela McDaniel

Jasmine McDaniel

Sky Strickland

Storm Strickland

Shiloh Strickland

Christy McDonald

Robin McDonald

Fernando McDonald

Carson McDonald


Great Grandchildren:

Camden McDaniel

Ember McDaniel

Ellie McDaniel

Joanie McDonald

Brian McDonald

Moses McDonald



Wayne Maxwell and wife, Sue

Kendall McDonald


Numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Husband: Norris Askew

Son: Randy McDonald

Parents: Kit Carson Vines and Lola Williamson Vines

Sister: Ellen Maxwell

Father of her children: Robert “Bob” McDonald


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com