Bernice Nell Justus, 85, of Priceville, Ala., formerly of Clinton and Jonesboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Madison, Ala. She was born to Warren and Roxie Adkinson Deford on Oct. 2, 1927, in Savannah, Tenn. Bernice was a homemaker and a former member of the First Christian Church of Jonesboro.
Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jimmy Scott Justus; three sisters; and six brothers.
Survivors include her husband, James Justus of the home; a son, David Justus and wife Nancy of Madison; four grandchildren, Tad Justus, Kim Dohm, Libby Justus and Jamie Justus; and a great grandson, Brandon Dohm.
Graveside services were 10 a.m. Thursday at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Wilcox officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests lasting memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro.