Justice, Martha Wiley

MARTHA RUTH WILEY JUSTICE, 74, of Bland, VA, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 1, 2018. She was born September 9, 1943 at home in Bland County, the daughter of the late Thomas Edward & Elsie Mustard Wiley.

She faithfully attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and extended her love for music, singing in the church choir. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She loved flowers and enjoyed gardening and canning. She enjoyed wedding cake decorating and reading, especially Janette Oke novels. She loved the color purple and was considered a fantastic woman. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Lowry Wayne Justice and two brothers, Paul Wiley and Roy Wiley.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of almost 52 years, Lowry D. Justice; her daughter & son-in-law, Mary Ruth & Chris Holbrook; her special grandsons, David, Wayne and Bryce Holbrook; her brothers & sister-in-law, Dan Wiley and Harmie & Phyllis Wiley; her beloved sister, Mary Elizabeth Haga; several special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, too many to list.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at 2:00P.M. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate, with Rev. Danny Shortridge officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. until service time, 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow at the Stinson Cemetery, White Gate.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made in Martha Ruth’s honor to either the Stinson Cemetery Fund, c/o Louis Vest, 2508 Walkers Creek Valley Rd., Pearisburg, VA 24134 or to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Barbara Spangler, 200 Old Church Rd., Pearisburg, VA 24134.

The Justice family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.