Justice (Gray) Joan (Gray) Justice, age 71, of Lewis Center, passed peacefully into the home of our beloved savior, Jesus Christ, Friday, January 3, 2014. Born in Dover, OH. Longtime member of Meadow Park Church of God. Graduate Central High School, Class of 1960. Joan valued the monthly Central High Alumni dinners around Columbus and Grove City. Attended Anderson University where she had the honor to sing with the early Bill and Gloria Gaither Vocal Band. Joan's professional career included serving as a legal secretary for Ernest G. Fritche. Her most enjoyable experience was time spent at Highlights Magazine. Runner-up to Miss Columbus, Ohio 1964. Preceded in death by parents Lee and Mabel (Rhoades) Gray, son John Wesley Justice. Survived by loving husband of 48 years, Kenneth; daughter, Edith (Joel) Cleveland of McKinney, TX; son, Jason Kenneth (Tara) Justice of Lewis Center; brothers, Bill (Patricia) Gray of Leesburg, FL, Floyd (Linda) Gray of Ormand Beach, FL; sisters, Linda (Larry) Wilson of Sarasota, FL, V. Kay (Glenn) Griffiths of Hilliard; grandchildren, Sam, Charlie, Robbie (John's sons), Riley and Camilla (Edith and Joel's children), Jonathan (Jason and Tara's son); a multitude of loving nieces and nephews. Celebration of Life Service, 11 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH. Contributions may be made to the church in Joan's memory. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com to send on-line condolences.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2014