Riner, Ella Louise

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Riner, Ella Louise 4Ella Louise Riner, age 80 of Dublin, died Thursday afternoon November 30, 2023, at Lewis Gale Hospital – Montgomery.  She was born in Monroe County, West Virginia, on January 28, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Porter Edward Riner and the late Geneva Louise Morris Riner.

Ella was a member of the Dublin Christian Church. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with a concentration in Christian Education from Atlanta Christian College.  With this degree, she spent 50 years as a teacher at Mountain Mission School in Grundy, VA, where she helped mold the minds of many children.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Alvin Grey Riner.  She is survived by a brother: Pastor Porter Edward Riner, Jr. and his wife Sue of Christiansburg:  two sisters; Lorena Mae Garlic of Vinton VA, and Martha Ann Davis of Newbern:  a special son; Estefan Roberto Samuria along with his children, Aryella Samuria and Avyanna Samuria, all of Pound, VA.  Ella is also survived by her special support unit Kim (Billy) Dalton of Snowville, Valerie (Robbie) Goad of Pulaski and Michele (Bryan) Newton of Christiansburg.  Special friend of more than 50 years, Janice Whitaker of Ohio and special friend, Sarah Young of Christiansburg.  She was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Newbern Community Christian Church with Pastor Porter Edward Riner, Jr. and Pastor Richie Goad officiating.  Interment will follow in Newbern Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Josh Peters, Russ Hertzog, Ernie Hertzog, Estefan Samuria, Nathan Rodda, Curtis Mullins.  The family will receive friends on Monday at the Church from 12 Noon until 2:00 p.m.

Flowers will be appreciated, but for those who wish may make memorial contributions, in her memory, to the Mountain Mission School 1760 Edgewater Drive, Grundy, VA 24614.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.  540-980-1700

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