Samia J. Shriner

Samia J. Shriner, 67, of Fairmount, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.

Mrs. Shriner retired from a 40-year career in nursing in 2016. She was a member of Tree of Life Ministries in Marion, where she taught the 3- to 5-year-old class for more than 20 years.

She was born in Marion to Samuel J. and Joyce A. Leavitt King. She married former Huntington resident Lloyd “Wayne” Shriner on Nov. 1, 1997, and he survives.

Additional survivors are two daughters, Jeni (Stephen) Tarter and Shelly (Kelly Derry) Starkey; three sons, David (Amy) Shriner, Layne (Nikole) Shriner and Jason (Tongsung) Shriner; four sisters, Patricia (Kenny) Kelly, Jennifer (Byron) George, Priscilla (Marc) Schultz and Tammy Harms; three brothers, Darnell (Paula) King, Patrick Carroll and Sam King Jr.; 22 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Tree of Life Ministries, 2701 W. 2nd St, Marion, with Rev. Charles Moore officiating.