Jean Spencer Maust, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, November 29, 2021, at 5 a.m. at her home.

She was born June 12, 1930, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Paul R. and Mary Elizabeth Sowders Spence.  She was a 1948 graduate of Washington High School and a lifelong resident of his community

Before her retirement, she had served 20 years as an occupational instructor at Fayette Progressive Industries.

She attended Anchor Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading, and babysitting.

On October 17, 1948, she married Robert Lee Maust.  He preceded in death in death on November 1, 2020.  She was also preceded by a sister, Nancy Caroline Andrews and a son-in-law, James L. Layne.

She is survived by three children, Jeri Lynn Layne, Michael Maust and his wife, Lyn, and Bradley Maust and his wife, Teri, all of Washington Court House; seven grandchildren, Cori (Jay) Cockerill, Brodie (Jinny) Maust, Caleb (Katie) Maust, Maggie (Jerome) Isaac, Kyle (Kelly) Maust, Elizabeth (Corey) Taylor and Lydia (James) Horning; two step-grandchildren, Stacey (Andy) Fitzpatrick and Clay Cruea; 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation will take place.

Arrangement for a memorial service and burial in Washington Cemetery are being completed and will be announced by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette Regional Humane Society, 153 Suite Main Street, Suite 3, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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