PINEY FLATS — George James Lester, 69, passed away July 5, 2011, at the Christian Care Center in Johnson City after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George F. and Hazel B. Lester; and a sister, Shirley H. Goodman.
Survivors include his loving wife, Donna Martin Lester, of Piney Flats, TN; one daughter and son-in-law, Myra Lester Bradshaw and Steve, of Rome, Ga.; uncles, Alvin Belcher and wife, Mazie, of Welch, W.Va., and James H. Belcher, of Hurst, TX; brother-in-law, Bill Goodman; two nephews, Mike Goodman, of Saltville, and Mark Goodman, of Abingdon.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 PM Thursday, July 7, at Williams Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Westwood Memorial Gardens in Chilhowie.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 PM prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Flowers will be appreciated or donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2728 Colonial Ave., Suite 2, Roanoke, Va. 24015.
Arrangements have been made with Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie, Inc., 242 Church Ave./PO Box 277, Chilhowie, Va. 24319. (276) 646-8652