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Obituary for Jean Justus (Vanover)

Jean Justus, age 81 years, 5 months, and 1 day, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at her home in Stearns, Kentucky and was placed in the care of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm at the Angel Cemetery with Bro. Mark Sewell officiating.

Jean was born on February 12, 1939 in McCreary County to the late Charlie Vanover and the late Elsie (Crabtree) Vanover. She was the widow of Estel “Dick” Justus and a member of the Lower Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Jean worked for the McCreary County School District and was a secretary at the Eagle Elementary School. She loved computers, pictures, and spending time with her beloved family.

She is preceded in death by: one brother, Larry Vanover; and five sisters, Lela Hansford, Wilma Stephens, Ruby Griewe, Leuna Elam, and Mildred Bryant.

Jean is survived by a host of loving family, including: one son, Tim Justus and wife, Ann, of Stearns; one daughter, Kimberly Marlow and husband, Joe, of Stearns; one step daughter, Brenda Carol Bailey and husband, Joel, of Trenton, Ohio; two sisters, Pat Terry of Bronston, and Vivian Turner and husband, Lonnie, of Bethel, Ohio; a brother, Bill Vanover and his wife, Carla, of Somerset; four grandchildren, Tanna Justus and Chad, Kristen Ballard and husband, Jason, Cole Marlow, and Madison Marlow; and six great-grandchildren.

Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home was honored to serve the family of Jean Justus.