Jim Justice

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 29, 2009

Funeral services for Jim Tom Justice, 62, of Taylor, Ala., will be held Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jean Watson officiating.

Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Jody Grollman, Jack Palmer, Larry Funderburke, Roger Keaton, Gerald White and Oscar Kelly serving as active pallbearers.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 30, from noon to 1:45 p.m., prior to the funeral service at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel.

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Born Nov. 24, 1946, in Hilton, Ga., Mr. Justice died on Wednesday, May 27, 2009, in Miller County Nursing Home in Colquitt, Ga. A man of many trades, he was a good auto mechanic, developed the portable oxygen Easier to Breathe System and was a radio disc jockey in the 1960s, fondly known as “JTJ, the Swinging DJ.”

He was a member Calvary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Bob Justice; his brother, Glenn Justice; and three sisters, Melvinia Justice, Malvie Justice Williams and Lucy Justice Knight.

Survivors include four sisters, Annelle Antis of Bainbridge, Burma Jane Miller of Hutchinson, Kan., Geraldine Hand and Mattie Lee Justice, both of Sylvester, Ga.; and a sister-in-law, Betty Justice of Bainbridge.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.