HENRY RAY ASKINS
From the Oberlin Herald
RAY ASKINS was born March 5, 1885, the son of
John Y and Martha Ann (Morton) Askins at Union, Neb. He died May 12,
1967, at the Rawlins County Hospital at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 7
He moved from the farm with his parents to Herndon, later he went to Wyoming
where he managed a ranch. He later returned to Herndon and was married
to Marie Hauptman Stevenson on August 6, 1919.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents, two sisters, Mrs. Florence
Chilson and Mrs. Ruth Pettis and one brother Roy Askins.
Survivors are sisters, Mrs. Mamie Gillette of Engleside, Calif; Ina Chapin
of Huntington, Ind. and Mertie Askins and Clara Roberts, both of Lincoln,
Funeral services were conducted from the
Leinwetter Funeral Home, Atwood, May 15. Burial in the Herndon