Obituary of Kathryn Anne Kaylor
Kathryn Anne Kaylor “Kitty”, 90, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away January 7, 2019 at Amara Care in Columbia SC. She was born on May 10, 1928 in Arkansas to the late Ebie and Gladys Smith.
Kitty worked at Olan Mills then worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield and after retirement she worked for Lutheran Social Services and Healing Properties. She also worked for the Solicitor's Office in Kershaw County SC. As serving as a military wife, she lived in Austria and Germany. Kitty was well traveled, Mexico, England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Guatemala, Honduras, and Jerusalem. Some of her favorite things were bowling, gardening, fishing and her grandchildren. Kitty had many encounters with celebrities throughout her life including Clark Gable, Glenn Campbell, Barbara Mandrell and family, James Brown and the Clinton's while Governor of Arkansas. She was a faithful member of Wagener Methodist Church.
Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Kaylor-Salter (William) of Elbow Lake MN; six grandchildren, Carla Darleen McRacken (Tim), Frances LaShanna Busser (Michael), Matthew Keith Salter (April), Megan Jane Dornbusch (Alex), Taylor Clair Enderson, Rebekah Lynn Salter; 12 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Karen McRacken; stepfather, Harry Allen; and a grandson, Doug McRacken.
Funeral services will be at 11:00AM on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn with Pastor John Hampton officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Conquer Cancer Foundation.