Deacon Earnest "Slugo" Armstrong
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SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for Deacon Earnest "Slugo" Armstrong, 75, will be held Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12 noon at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dixie LA. Burial will follow at Centuries Memorial Park, Mansfield Road. Family hour will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday Night in the Chapel of Good Samaritan Funeral Home. He passed November 27, 2012 at Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital after a brief illness. Deacon Armstrong was born January 10, 1937 in Cutoff, LA. He was a native of Shreveport LA and a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. He retired from Gould Battery /Exide Technology for 37 years and a Deacon at Cornerstone Baptist Church for many years.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, 2 sisters and 2 brothers. He is survived by his wife Verna Armstrong, 1 sister, Helen Brooks, 1 brother Willie Armstrong, 10 children.
Pallbearers Roderick Blaze, LeBrayne Blaze, Karon James, Earnest Armstrong Jr., Freddie Thomas, Joshua Blaze.
Special Thanks to Dorothy Northcutt, M.D. and all doctors and nurses in surgery dept. at LSUHSC and Christus Schumpert Highland Hospital.
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 30, 2012