Gloria Ann Christian, 90, Huntingburg

Gloria Ann Christian, 90, of Huntingburg, formerly of Evansville, died Saturday, July 20, 2019, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. She was born May 25, 1929, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Cecil and Margaret (Kost) Starks; and married Kenneth Creighton “Popie” Christian on October 25, 1946, in St. Louis. Gloria was a member of the Huntingburg Church of Christ; enjoyed being a homemaker; and made family and church the center of her life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, who passed away on July 2, 2015; and by six siblings, Gail Cella, Helen Jones, Richard, Stanley, Harry and Dale Starks. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Debbie Bean and husband, Dan, of Huntingburg; her son-in-love, David Schnell and wife, Diane, of Schnellville; one sister, Sylvia Marquart of Cromwell, Iowa; one grandchild, Jennifer Green and husband, John, of Nashville, TN; and three great-grandchildren, Daniel, Luke and Neveah.

Friends may call for visitation Monday, July 22, at Huntingburg Church of Christ from 2pm until the funeral service at 4:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Brothers Jerry Tackitt and Ryan Sherer will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Lipscomb Academy Special Needs Program, In memory of Gloria Christian, Attn: Advancement, 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN 37204. Condolences may be shared online at

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