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Ava Iris (Day) Riner

August 6, 1934 ~ March 29, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Ava Riner Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Ava Iris Day Riner, age 88, of Swainsboro, GA on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at Summer Willow Assisted Living.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 31, 2023, at 11:00 AM in the United Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Curt Grimm officiating.

Interment will be Private.     

Mrs. Ava will lie in state one hour prior to the service.

Pallbearers are Justin Hartmeyer, Walker Williams, Grant Barry, Andy Bedgood, David Barnett and Jeffery Gray.

Mrs. Ava was born August 6, 1934, in Douglas, Coffee County, GA, to the late Allen and Evie Phillips Day. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Mrs. Ava was a homemaker and great southern lady. Growing up in an age where women dressed, she was well known for her flair and stylishness. She was a collector of unique and unusual artifacts. Mrs. Ava was a member of United Primitive Baptist Church and in addition to her parents was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Perry Raymond Riner; son, Shea Hartmeyer; sisters, Marilyn McMillen and Lenora Pope.

Survivors include:

Daughter: Stormy Hartmeyer of Swainsboro, GA

Sons: Steve Hartmeyer, Derek Hartmeyer (Karen) all of Swainsboro, GA

Step-Sons: Larry Riner (Melissa) of Vidalia, GA and Donny Riner (Kandy)  of Dudley, GA

Brother: John Allen Day (Carol) of Astor, FL.

Grandchildren: Cheyenne Douglas (Shon), Michael Hartmeyer, Justin Hartmeyer, Ciarra Hartmeyer Barry (Grant), Walker Williams, Maranda Mitchell, and Amanda Scott, April Riner Stafford (Mitch), Kristopher Raymond “Kris” Riner (JoAnna), Jennifer Riner Bell (Corbin).

15 Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the United Primitive Baptist Church, C/O Wanda Ellis, 106 Community Avenue, Swainsboro, GA  30401

Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Ava Iris Day Riner of Swainsboro, GA.

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Funeral Service
March 31, 2023

11:00 AM
Swainsboro United Primitave Baptist Church
E. Main St.
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Private Interment


United Primitive Baptist Church
C/O Wanda Ellis, 106 Community Avenue, Swainsboro GA 30401


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