Ilene Wilhite Justice
Mrs. Cassel Ilene Wilhite Justice, of Belfry KY, widow of William S. Justice passed away on October 10, 2019 at The Willows in Lexington KY.
She was born April 17, 1925 at Cooperative, McCreary County Ky, the daughter of the late Willard Quincy Wilhite & Evie Jane Spradlin Wilhite. Mrs. Justice was a graduate of McVeigh High School and Eastern Kentucky University. She was a retired teacher from the Pike County School system & a lifelong Member of McVeigh Baptist Church
Survivors include: two nephews James B. Ratliff (Melissa) of Nicholasville KY and Philip Q. Ratliff (Tammy) of Flatwoods KY; four great nephews, James Tyler Ratliff (Ashley) of Winfield Kansas, Christopher Brian Ratliff (Megan) of Lexington KY, William T. Ratliff of Lexington KY, and Peyton Ratliff of Richmond KY and great great nephew Matthew Slade Ratliff.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Justene Ratliff.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 4:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, W. Main St, Richmond, with Bro. Scott Guiley officiating.
Visitation will begin at 3:00 PM Sunday, at the funeral home.
Private family entombment will be at the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Huddy KY.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to: The Gideons, PO Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251; Bluegrass Care Navigators 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504; or Eastern Kentucky University Foundation 521 Lancaster Avenue, CPO 19A, Richmond, KY 40475.
Published on October 11, 2019


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Anita Joyce Blackburn Hatfield
Nov 07, 2019
When I think of this fine Lady I can still feel her kindness and love-especially the Love of Jesus. She touched me in many ways as a child and after I was grown.
She was a example for others...she will be missed..
Anita Joyce
Barbara (Hatfield) Runyon
Oct 27, 2019
Mrs. Justice Was An Awesome Person. She Taught Me At Runyon Elementary. She Was My Art Teacher. I Loved Her Dearly. She Was A True Woman If God Almighty! She Taught My Mom Glenna Hatfield In School Also! My Thoughts And PRAYERS Are With The Family! She Will Be Missed Dearly! She Was An Angel!
Bobby Preston
Oct 20, 2019
I loved Ilene! Every time she would run into me, she would always tap me lightly on the cheek and say " You're such a nice young man " Till we meet again, Ilene!
Oct 18, 2019
She was a wonderful lady
Tina Varney
Oct 18, 2019
Mrs. Justice was one of the kindest, sweetest ladies I have ever known. Not only was she my art teacher at Runyon but she was my grandparents neighbor and every Saturday when we visited them she always had snacks for the kids when we were playing outside. She was truly an Angel and will be missed by many.
Denise (Keenan) Knox
Oct 17, 2019
Mrs. Justice was one of the first teachers I met at Runyon. She will be forever remembered as one of the kindest, sweetest, strongest and most lady-like women in my life. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel.
Betty McNeil
Oct 17, 2019
Ilene was a dear friend and mentor.
Mary Thacker Varney
Oct 17, 2019
Iā€™m a former art student. She was truly a lady! Always so classy, soft spoken and kind. I loved her dearly! Her husband William was our principal and a good man. They was loved by all...
Oct 17, 2019
I delivered her Sr. meals to her for years at Belfry. Loved her. So sweet.
Oct 17, 2019
She Taught me at Runyon Elementary School,she was a Wonderful Art Teacher,and Very Sweet Lady, I will miss her Dearly!šŸ’–šŸŒ·šŸ˜šŸ’āœļø
Patty Hubbard Mullins
Oct 17, 2019
She always made a child feel special no matter what. I remember her visits to our home during census time talking with my mom. We loved her