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Marilyn H. Askew, age 66 (Jan. 17, 1955), of Newport News, died on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Walter Reed Convalescent Center in Gloucester. Marilyn loved music from Opera to Jazz and especially loved to sing and dance. Her family was always first in her life. Parents, Edward and Ella Blakey-Haynie; sister, Donella Penton, and brother, Lawrence Haynie, preceded her in death. She is survived by her spouse, Robert C. Askew Sr.; children, Myka Lynette Askew, Robert C. Askew Jr. (Tulia), Solonge Brianna Askew (Cody Hogan), Brandienne Nicole Askew-Ross (Terrell), Cameron Michael Askew (Ashley), Lauren Casey Askew; grandchildren, children of Robert Jr., Xavier, Thalia, Carlos; children of Brandienne, Layla, Jasmine, Elijah, Anthony; children of Cameron, Cameron Jr., Cara, Catie; siblings, Gloria Mitchell, Wayne Haynie, Robert Haynie, Renee Haynie. The family greeted friends Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, 3098 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes, Va. 23072. Due to COVID-19, masks were required for entry, and social distancing was mandatory. The burial will be private.

Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.