Sarah R Justus

May 12, 1926 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 95)


Sarah R. Justus, of rural Sidney, Illinois, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 13, 2021 at the age of 95.

She was born on May 12, 1926, a daughter of J. Carl and Daisy Ramsey near Hendersonville, North Carolina. 

She married Harry Justus on January 1, 1948.  He preceded her in death on August 9, 1996.  Also preceded her death was one sister, Beulah Morgan of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Survivors include her very dear friend and companion, Richard (Dick) Clark.

Also, two sons, Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Justus and Craig E. Justus, two granddaughters and a great granddaughter.

Sarah loved being a wife, mother, and just a great person to be around.

She farmed alongside her husband for many years.  As partners, they worked hard and built a successful farm operation.  But above all, she was a great wife and mom.

Sarah enjoyed travelling with her husband, whether it was by airplane that the owned, by car, and in the later years, they owned an RV and spend winters in Texas. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, craft, and enjoyed playing the piano at the church.

Sarah was a member of Sidney Methodist Church, which became Countryside United Methodist Church, for many years.  She played piano and sang in the choir for many years.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Countryside United Methodist Church of the Sidney Volunteer Fire Department.

Sarah will be cremated and private family services will be held.


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