Final Arrangements for Lester Armistead

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE - LESTER ARMISTEAD "Lonesome" Lester Armistead, founding member of The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, has died.

Armistead passed away at his home, surrounded by family on Friday, May 2nd after a battle with cancer.

Arrangements for Lester Armistead (71) of the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band are as follows:

SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014
Visitation at Cole & Garrett in Goodlettsville
127 N Main St, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
2:00 - 8:00 PM

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
Visitation at Lester's home:
8333 Old Springfield Rd Goodlettsville, TN 37072
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Funeral will be from the home beginning at 2:00 PM
(Burial will be at Forest Lawn in Goodlettsville. Pallbearers are: Freddie Armistead, Don Clark, Lee McHenry, Bob Loggins, George Edward Harper,Terry Wilkes.)

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in honor of Lester to the charity of your choice, the Cancer Foundation or Alive Hospice.

A posting on the band’s facebook page reads:

“The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band family is saddened to share that our dear Lester has crossed over. It is now a joyous day for him as he has surely been welcomed warmly to Heaven, but a heartbreaking day for those of us who had the honor of knowing him, working with him, loving him, dancing and playing with him. Please remember our family in your prayers. And please know what great joy YOU gave to him every day by allowing him to entertain you.”

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