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315 E. Airline Hwy
Gramercy, LA 70052
Phone: 225.258.4039
Fax: 225.258.4041
Lester Washington

Lester Washington

Monday, June 23rd, 1952 - Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Lester Washington was born to the late George and Gustavia Washington on June 23, 1952. He passed away peacefully into eternal rest on the morning of December 1, 2018 at the age of sixty-six. Lester was a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. After graduation, he went on to teach in St. John the Baptist Parish school system until retirement. Lester was known for his debonair style and being the life of the party. He loved spending time with his family and his BFF’s Johnell Anderson and Damien Perrilloux. He enjoyed his membership with Krew of Agape as King twice and Zulu Social Club, Ambassador 2012. He also enjoyed outings with his class of 1972. In spite of his illness, he lived life to the fullest.
Lester leaves to cherish his memories daughters Kiana (Kerry, Jr.) Gauff, Deidra (Lemien) Ross, five sisters; Georgia Carey, Doris (James) Cambre, Geraldine (Frank) Dickson, Marcel (Wallace)Nelson and Elaine (Terry) Victor; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, three godchildren, one aunt, Delores Washington of Houston, TX, devoted friends Johnell Anderson and Damien Perrilloux and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Lester was preceded in death by parents George and Gustavia Washington, one brother Gerald Washington, Sr., two nieces Andrea Washington and Jackie Barnes.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from True Light Baptist Church, 258 S. Little Hope St., Garyville, LA; Rev. Wesley Anderson, Sr.-Pastor; Rev. Johnnie Magee, officiating. Viewing 9:00am; service time 11:00AM. Private burial to follow. Treasures of Life Funeral Services entrusted with his final care, 315 E. Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA 70052.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    True Light Baptist Church
    Address
    258 S. Little Hope St.
    Garyville, LA 70051
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 11:00am
    Location
    True Light Baptist Church
    Address
    258 S. Little Hope St.
    Garyville, LA 70051
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Johnnie Magee, Jr.

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