Thursday, December 31, 2020

Clarence Ralph Justice

Mr. Clarence Ralph Justice, 89, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at his home in Preston, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 2nd, at Ebenezer Pentecostal Church, with Rev. Allen Eaves officiating. Interment will be in Hailey-Richie Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Ralph was born on September 3, 1931, to Lonzo Price Justice and Zelma Tanksley Justice. He was retired from Monarch Rubber Co. where he was a mill room operator and tow motor driver for 39 years. He grew up in Noxapater, MS, and loved to hunt and fish. He and his wife, Marie, made many trips to Canada on fishing expeditions. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie.

He is survived by a sister, Opal (Ronnie) Nichols of Hartville, OH; a brother-in-law, Richard (Sandra) Goodin, sisters-in-law, Gloria Mori and Mildred Goodin; his girls, Megan (B.B.) Edwards, Kelsie (Corey) Vernon, Madison (Gabe) Roark; his “bonus girl”, Katilin (Kaleb) Rigdon; great great nieces and nephew, Kallie Edwards, Sophie Vernon, and Knox Vernon; and a number of nieces and nephews and friends.

Pallbearers will be B. B. Edwards, Corey Vernon, Gabe Roark, Kaleb Rigdon, Burton Rosamond, Garrett Boykin, Carl Mori, and Samuel Goodin. Honorary pallbearers will be Bud Clark and Mickey Tanksley.