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Elizabeth A. (McGruder) Shriner

September 10, 1936 ~ May 9, 2019 (age 82)

Elizabeth Ann (McGruder) Shriner, 82 of Junction City, Ohio was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Genesis Healthcare Center, New Lexington, Ohio after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Elizabeth (Beth) grew up in New Lexington, Ohio. She is the daughter of Charles (Mac) and Louise (Householder) McGruder. She enjoyed dance, swimming and riding with her father on his scooter. She married Harold Shriner, Jr. at the age of 16 and moved to the Shriner family farm in Junction City, Ohio where they raised their 6 children. After many years of farming they moved to New Lexington, Ohio and later in years moved to their current home in Junction City, Ohio. She was employed with A & P Grocery and The Kroger Company.

She and Harold enjoyed camping on weekends, traveling and going on cruise’s.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold Shriner, Jr.; her parents, Charles and Louise McGruder; brother, Donald McGruder; sister, Elaine Stevens; granddaughter, Angela Shriner Wade and a great-grandson, Donovan Lippoli.

She is survived by her mother-in-law, Dorothy Shriner of Genesis Healthcare Center in New Lexington, Ohio; brother, James McGruder of Columbus, Ohio; 6 children, Richard (Diana) Shriner of Junction City, Ohio, Barbara (Steven) Lippoli of Rushville, Ohio, David (Tammy) Shriner of Junction City, Ohio, Susan (Thomas) Bookman of New Lexington, Ohio, Kristina Dum (Shawn Daubenmire) of Lancaster, Ohio and Brian (Sandy) Shriner of New Lexington, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth has chosen Cremation; Visitation will begin at 9:00am with a Memorial Service at 10:00am on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio with Pastor Jeremy Ellis officiating.

Burial will follow in Community Gardens Cemetery in New Lexington, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association or Christ Way Community Church, 113 West Walnut Street, Pleasantville, Ohio 43148.

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Donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Alliance of Perry County
P.O.Box 12, New Lexington OH 43764

Christ Way Community Church
113 West Walnut Street, Pleasantville OH 43148

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