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Annie Blue Hilton

April 16, 1939 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 80)


Mrs. Annie Kate Hilton was born in Perote, Alabama to the late Hickson and Lena Mae Blue.

She was educated in the public schools of Bullock County. On January 16, 1962, she was joined in matrimony to Johnny R. Foster. To this union, one child was born. Upon moving to Jacksonville, Florida she met and married Woodrow J. Hilton. Upon his untimely passing, Kate relocated to Columbia, South Carolina to be near her family.

Kate spent most of her career in healthcare and retired from the department of mental-health after over 35 years of service.

She loved to travel and took excursions to many countries around the world. Her other passions included fishing, antique shopping, skating, spending time with family and friends, and talking on the phone for hours daily with her sisters.

Two sisters Lena B. Jones and Ruby Gamble; two brothers, Griffin Blue and Maxon Blue preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela J. (Wilfred) Foster Rogers of Columbia, South Carolina m; two grandchildren, Stanton and Winston Rogers, both of Columbia South Carolina; Susan R. Jones, niece and caregiver of Columbia, South Carolina; one brother, Willie G. (Dorris) Blue, of Montgomery, Alabama; four sisters, Amy L. Davis, of Columbia, Eulena B. Pittman, of Adelphi, Maryland, and Jeanette B. (Render) Crowder, of LaGrange, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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August 14, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
August 15, 2019

11:00 AM
Bostick Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Memorial Gardens of Columbia
9301 Wilson Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29203

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