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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