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Donald N. Askins

February 22, 1943 — June 9, 2015

Donald N. Askins

Donald N. Askins, 72, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Greenville.

Donald was born in Sycamore, Illinois on February 22, 1943, to Irene Tedford Askins and Gilbert Askins. He was a retired truck driver. Donald was married to Julene Finn Askins. He loved all sports but imparticular Nascar racing, but enjoyed nothing more than family activities.

Survivors include his wife Julene, his sons; Jeff Askins of Rochelle, IL. and Donald Askins Jr. of Kingston, IL., his three daughters; Tammie (Kevin) Dunnihoo of Commerce, Angie (Duwayne) Benson of Cumby and Brandi Crump of Commerce, his grandchildren; Charlie Brown (Kelly Knight) of Dekalb, IL., Marshall Brown (Chelsey Brown) of Sulphur Springs, Brandy Miller (David Miller) of Commerce, Steven Boss of Dallas, Nathan Dunnihoo of Commerce, Tyler Crump of Commerce, Alexandra Folse of Greenville, TX., Nicholas Folse of Commerce, Heidi Askins of Kingston, IL., Christine Askins of Rochelle, IL., Tiffani Askins of Rochelle, IL., his eleven great-grandchildren, his brother George Askins of Arkansas and his sister Jeannie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Irene Tedford Askins, Gerald Askins and Ethel Askins.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015, at 7:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Cumby.

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