AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Friday, August 20, 2010, Mrs. Katherine 'Katie' Burch Riner, 87, wife of the late Preston Almarine Riner. Mrs. Riner was born in Thomson, GA and was a lifelong resident of Augusta. She was a member of First Augusta Primitive Baptist Church. She retired after 40 years as founder and owner of Southgate Florist. Family members include son Preston Wayne Riner of Alpharetta, GA; daughter, the late Arline Kathy Oellerich; grandchildren: Christopher Robert Oellerich, Amanda Arline Oellerich, Preston Wayne (P.J.) Riner, Jr.; and great-grandchild John Edward Vigil. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 23, 2010 at 2:30 P.M. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Elder Max Hicks officiating. Interment will follow at Westover Memorial Park. The family will receive friends this evening, Sunday, August 22, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com .
The Augusta Chronicle-August 22, 2010