Funeral services for Joane Williams Hutson, 59, of Williston, SC will be held eleven a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, SC with the Reverend Floyd Dukes, Dr. Beth Yarborough and Jeanette Hanf officiating; burial will be at the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m., Monday, September 9th at Folk Funeral Home, Williston, SC and other times at her home. Memorial contributions in Joane’s memory may be made to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Joane passed away at home on Saturday, September 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Aiken County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Billy Albert Williams, Sr. and Lois Folk Williams. She was a member of Rosemary Baptist Church and attended Williston Presbyterian Church; she was a 1977 graduate of Williston-Elko High School. Joane was a wonderful sister, mother and grandmother, her grandchildren affectionately called her GiGi: she adored her family. Many of her friends called her “Boog”. She had a zest for life; Boog was a delightful person who made life fun and always strived to see the “good” in people. She had a contagious laugh and will be missed beyond measure by all who knew her.
Survivors include her daughter Alyson Hutson (Tripp) Collins; her son Woodrow A. “Tripp” (Lauren) Hutson, III; grandchildren Katie, Reese, and Hensley Collins, Weston Hutson; sister Letitia W. (Bo) Stillinger; a brother Billy A. (Janice) Williams, Jr.; aunt Joyce Hollingsworth; uncle John C. Folk, Jr. and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.