Carolyn G. Wilkinson Hinton
Carolyn G. Wilkinson Hinton
September 4, 1928 - August 26, 2019

Carolyn G. Hinton

Carolyn G. Wilkinson Hinton, 90, of Bostwick, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following a brief illness. Carolyn was born in Green Cove Springs, grew up in Clay County and had lived most of her life in Putnam County, first in Palatka and later in Bostwick. She was a 1946 graduate of the Clay High School in Green Cove Springs. In 1973 she retired from the former Hudson Pulp and Paper Co. in Palatka after 18 years of service, mostly in Tidy Home in the Bag Factory. She was a member of Decoy Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Post 293 in Interlachen and the Paper Makers Union. She enjoyed fishing, flower gardening, and feeding the squirrels and birds. She also enjoyed shopping at Kmart, which she was sad to see its closing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Hinton; the father of her children, Dennis Wilkinson; a granddaughter, Jamie Marie Dodge; a brother, Claude L. Chappell, Jr. and her parents, Claude, Sr. and Connie Chappell.

Surviving are a son, Dennis Eugene Wilkinson, Sr. of Bostwick; 4 daughters and son-in-law, Connie Denise Livingston of Green Cove Springs, Faye and Gene Warren of Nashville, GA, Janice Kay Wilkinson of Palatka and Carol Ann “Missy” Wilkinson (Michael) of Middleburg; 8 grandchildren, Brandy Stasiak (Chris) of Orange Park, Mandy Calley (Charlie) of Green Cove Springs, Jessie Beasley (Adam) of Seattle, WA, Connie Martin (Kyle) of Lake Asbury, Amber Doucette of Richmond, VA, D. J. Wilkinson, Jr. of Palatka , Leigh Howard of Greer, SC and Jenny Dodge of Middleburg; 10 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Rev. Alfred Johns officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Decoy Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177.

Friends may sign her online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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