It is with regret that we announce the passing of Ms. Myra Lucile Askins, age 79, of Fayetteville, TN. A visitation with the family will be held at 10 AM until 1 PM on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home. The family will have a private burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Askins.
Myra was born on September 14, 1939 in Lincoln County, TN to the late David and Iris Archer Askins. She established The Flower House in March of 1966, a staple in the community. She was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ. Myra passed away on April 12, 2019 at her residence surrounded by family.
Survivors include her friend, Carol Hardin; nieces and nephews, Joe (Pam) Cummins, Betsy Cummins, Fran (Joey) Locker, and David Grant; great-nieces and great-nephews, Will (Kerri) Locker, Sheley (Chad) Cowley, Tina Balch, Joe (Adrienne) Cummins, IV, Jake Berzett, and Payton Grant; brother-in-law, Bruce Grant; and extended family, Steve Shelton and Bill Dickey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Martha Askins, Marie Cummins, Marian Grant; brother-in-law, William Joseph Cummins, Jr.; and Charlie Berzett.