Jean Justice has been climbing family trees (her own and others') for over 50 years. She has served as an officer of the Minnesota Genealogical Society and has taught a variety of classes and given presentations on family history research in Arkansas, Minnesota and Nebraska. She is a member of a small group called Gen Gals who set out to explore a small cemetery in Bella Vista and uncovered an unsolved murder which is the subject of her presentation, "CSI Bella Vista."
Jean has an undergraduate degree in education and a graduate degree in religion and theology. She has enjoyed careers in teaching, business and religion. She and her husband John retired to Bella Vista, Arkansas, in 2004 after living in Nebraska and Minnesota. Jean is a quilter, reader, family historian and bird photographer.