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March 3, 2005


Christopher Dean Justice, 18, of Columbia, MO, died February 20, 2005.

He was born the son of Anthony Dean and Melinda Price Justice on September 26, 1986, in Columbia.

Christopher had been employed in the Hy-Vee dairy department.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Dean Justice in 1981; uncles Bud Justice, Stan Justice and Mike Price; and a grandfather, Leland Justice.

He is survived by his father, Anthony Dean Justice and his wife Amy of Harrisburg; mother Melinda Sue Gifford and her husband Frank of Fulton; brothers: Russel Wayne Justice of Anchorage, AK, Michael Anthony Justice of Fulton, Jared Daniel Justice of Fulton, and Jeremy Thomas Justice of Sturgeon; a sister, Jessica Ann Justice of Harrisburg; step-sister, Ashley LeeAnn Gifford of Mexico, MO; step-brothers, Jason Russell Gifford of Mexico, and Jason Anthony Farris of Harrisburg; maternal grandfather, Charles Owen Price of Wyaconda; maternal grandmother Esther Singh and her husband Ken of Fulton; paternal grandmother Mary Justice of Memphis; paternal great-grandmother, Martha Eagon of Macon; two nieces, Britni and Raynah Gifford of Mexico; a special uncle, “Sissy” Glen Carson and aunt Kim Carson of Fulton.

Funeral services were held February 24, 2005 at the Gerth Funeral Chapel in Memphis with Pastor Jack Sumption officiating. Special tributes and music were provided by Chris’ family. Russel Justice, Michael Justice, Jared Justice, Jeremy Justice, Jason Gifford, Jason Farris, and Chad Collard served as pallbearers. Burial was in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Harrisburg (MO) Class of 2005 in memory of Christopher Dean Justice and may be left at or mailed to: Gerth Funeral Service, 115 S. Main, Memphis, MO 63555.

Condolences may be sent to Mr. Justice’s family via email,

Arrangements were handled by Gerth Funeral Service from their Memphis chapel.

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