February 26, 2021

Mrs. Tammy Askew

We respectfully announce the passing of Ms. Tammy Askew, age 58 of Newnan, on April 13, 2020 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

On December 3, 1961, God blessed the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Phillips with the birth of their daughter Tammy Denise Phillips, the second of five children.

She went home on April 13, 2020 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Newnan, Georgia.

She was a graduate of Heard High School in Franklin, Georgia, the class of 1979.

She was employed by Bibb Manufacturing Company for a few years, before her last employment at the William L. Bonnell Company. She was employed there for many years before her health caused her to leave.

At an early age she joined The Bethel Heard Baptist Church under the late Rev. Clinton Melson. She served faithfully for many years doing various services for the Lord. She served as an Usher until her health caused her to stop. Even then she would still find some way to be of service when possible.

Tammy was joined in marriage to Mr. Aubrey Askew for many years. Though they didn’t have children of their own, she helped raise many: her step children, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She couldn’t have loved them more if they were her own.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Mr. Aubrey Askew; three brothers: Mr. Clifford Phillips of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley (Rayna) Phillips of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Mr. Terry Phillips of Franklin and Mr. Christopher Phillips of LaGrange, Georgia; her wonderful step-children and grand children; Many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins, The Bethel Heard Church Family, friends, one special great niece, one special great nephew, aunts and uncles: Mrs. Ollie B. Wood, Mrs. Polly Echols, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Callaway and Mr. and Mrs. Artie Geter.

A Private Funeral Service was held on Friday, April 17 at Bethel Heard Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home of Newnan, GA was in charge of the arrangements.

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