Justin was born and raised right here in Appling County and is the son of David & Jeanene (Mullis) McLellan. Prior to graduating from Appling Co. High School in 1999, he had already began to work in the funeral industry. He went on to graduate from Brewton-Parker College and then achieve his funeral service education from Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 2003 and a licensed life insurance agent since 2008.
Justin and his wife Jessica (Kersey) were married in 2002 and their daughter, Kerstyn, was born in 2006.
Justin serves as Pastor of Riverside Baptist Church and serves on the board of directors of the Appling Co. Food
Bank, the Baxley-Appling Co. Chamber of Commerce, and the Appling Co. Heritage
Center. Justin is a member of the Baxley Kiwanis Club, NFDA, GFDA, and the Academy of
Graduate Embalmers of Georgia.