Glenn Justice

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 13, 2009

Funeral services for Glenn M. Justice, 77, of Bainbridge, Ga., will be held Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jimmy Walden and Eurl Hand officiating.

Interment will follow at West Bainbridge Cemetery with military honors. Honorary pallbearers will be V.F.W. Post 6046 and members of G Company, 31st Regiment, 7th Division.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Winn-Dixie Hope Lodge, 2119 SW 16th St., Gainesville, FL 32608, or to Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 1323 E. Shotwell St., Bainbridge, GA 39819.

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Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Early County, Ga., he died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.

A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Justice served in the U.S. Army in numerous battles where he received many medals and declarations, including the Purple Heart while serving with G Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. As a survivor of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, he was a member of the Chosin Few. He was the author of “Fightin’ George, Light Infantry,” a frontline soldier’s full account of daily battle and living conditions during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 6046 in Colquitt, Ga., and Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Kelley Justice of Bainbridge; his son Eddie Justice of Bainbridge; his daughter, Brenda Justice Huggins of Bainbridge; his brother, Jim Tom Justice of Colquitt, Ga.; four sisters, Geraldine Hand and Mattie Lee Justice, both of Sylvester, Ga., Burma Jane Miller of Hutchinson, Kan., and Annelle Antis of Bainbridge; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.