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Mariah L. Tuller  

Mariah L. Tuller

April 16, 2014 – October 10, 2016

Mariah L. Tuller, 2 1/2 year old daughter of Samantha L. King, of Georgetown, DE earned her angel wings in the arms of her mommy on Monday, October 10, 2016. Heaven’s gates opened and welcomed their newest angel with the sounds of trumpets. She now resides in the arms of Jesus.

From her favorite movie, Frozen, “some people are worth melting for.” Mariah was that person to everyone who encountered her beautiful personality and gorgeous smile. From those who knew her to those she just met, she touched the lives of all and melted our hearts with her strength and her spirit.

She was the definition of a true warrior, facing every battle with bravery and courage to the very end. “There is not a footprint so small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.” Mariah did just that.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by family members that will live on to honor Mariah’s life; her siblings, Destiny, Dekelvin and Kenley King; grandparents, Michael King and Michelle Hitchens; great-grandmothers, Linda King and Nancy O’Neill; great-great grandmother, Grace Davis; aunts, Ashley King and Miranda King; as well as a host of many loving family members and special friends, especially Deborah Hall, whom the family considered Mariah’s grandmother as well.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff at A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital and Exceptional Care for Children for their excellent care of Mariah.

A visitation for family and friends will be held at 11 am until 12 Noon on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will follow at 12 Noon. Interment will immediately follow the service in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

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  1. Amy M. Davis, October 14, 2016

    Samantha king I am so sorry for the loss of ur beautiful daughter Mariah.Heaven has gained another angel. May she R.I.P.

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    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      Amy,
      Thank you From The King Family

      Reply
  2. Niba McGonegal, October 14, 2016

    To the entire Hitchens family and all grieving the loss of dear Mariah, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    You have done your job sweet Mariah, rest easy knowing you have changed lives forever. I did not have the honor of meeting you in person, but I feel I know you in a very special way. Watch over your Mommy sweet angel, she needs you!

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    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      Thank you Nina,
      You are always kind, I have read your encouraging words on FB posts on behalf of Mariah. It means a lot to me.
      Love Michelle

      Reply
  3. The Cheeseman's, October 14, 2016

    Sorry for your loss. She is very beautiful.

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    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      To The Cheeseman Family,
      Thank you The King Family

      Reply
  4. Barbara Mace, October 14, 2016

    I myself was one that was touch just by her photo and smile on Facebook so I could only image the special feeling of knowing her personally would be. May she rest in peace asleep. To her mother, stay strong I can’t imagine your lose but truly I am hear to listen anytime to help. Prayers and my love to everyone she’s touched

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    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      Barbara,
      Mariah touched everyone who knew of her and who spent time with her. She was a true warrior. Thank you from all of us

      Reply
  5. Heather Parsons Favazza, October 14, 2016

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. God Bless.

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    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      Heather,
      Thank you, The King Family

      Reply
  6. Alice Swiderski, October 14, 2016

    My heart is Brokenhearted that our Lord has called our beautiful angel home. My love and prayers, always, remain with you and our Angel. Have fun in Heaven Mariah. I know you will. I will always remember you Sweet Baby King.

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    • Samantha, October 15, 2016

      Thanks

      Reply
    • Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

      Alice,
      Thank you for your condolences
      The King Family

      Reply
  7. ANONYMOUS, October 15, 2016

    GODS SPEED LITTLE ANGEL

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  8. Shay Tuller, October 15, 2016

    Fly high baby girl you will be truly miss

    Reply
  9. Samantha, October 15, 2016

    Love u Mariah I’m gonna miss my Lil soldier hoping god took u in his care to stop the suffer . I know poppop , tiny mommom , Tweety ,Brittney, UNCLE HARRY and REST of the family are HAPPY TO MEET YOU and see ur perfect smile ….. have they told you that you have my additude X’S 10 LOL … XOXOXO

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  10. Michelle Hitchens, October 17, 2016

    My dearest Mariah,
    I started to sign the guest book when your obituary first went up, I could not finish to upsetting. A beautiful tribute was wrote on your life with us. You will live in my heart ❤️ forever my precious granddaughter. I could write a book on how much you touched my heart. I will never have a love so true, pure, strong in my lifetime like the love I have for you. Your my youngest grandchild, your tender heart has touched so many. Thank you Samantha Lee for giving us the most precious gift in the world Your daughter, my granddaughter Mariah. I love you both with all my heart
    With deepest sympathy,
    MomMom Shell- Mom

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  11. Emily McMann, October 17, 2016

    Mariah now you fly with the angles. May God bless and watch over the family.

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  12. Tawanna and Jennifer, October 17, 2016

    They say there is a reason,
    They say that time will heal,
    But neither time nor reason,
    Will change the way you feel,

    No-one knows the heartache,
    That lies behind your smile,
    No-one knows how many times,
    You have broken down and cried,

    Samantha i want to tell you something,
    So there won’t be any doubt,
    Mariah was a fighter and she fought her battle to the end,
    Mariah was a pleasure to be around no matter how upset
    or mad we were feeling ,to see her always smiling made our heart smile
    She is with Tiny mom and Tweety and everyone else laughing having her self a good ole time,
    But just know she will always and forever live in your and our hearts…….Stay strong and keep your head up…..Luv Ya ………….

    Reply
  13. Jaime Brewington, November 29, 2016

    Miss you Baby girl.

    Reply
  14. Linda king, April 20, 2017

    It took me this long to read the peoples comments. I’m sorry but I couldn’t being myself to read them until now. THANK you everyone for the kind words then.

    Reply

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