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Wilton Foster

July 29, 1937 — October 1, 2021

Wilton Foster, 84, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of GHC Hospice. Wilton was born in Long County, Georgia, July 29, 1937 and lived in Glennville and Hinesville all of his life. He served in the Georgia National Guard for 13 years. Wilton was a barber with his father and brothers for many years and owned and operated the Western Sizzlin Restaurant in Hinesville for 23 years. After the Westen Sizzlin he started Izola’s Country Cafe with his family operating it for many years. He was a founding member of Glennville First United Pentecostal Church where he was a Sunday school teacher, served in many Leadership roles and a board member for over 50 years. Wilton loved his family, especially at Christmas, he was the biggest kid in the crowd. He enjoyed cooking, traveling with siblings, barbering and going to Church.   He is preceded in death by his parents, Revis and Izola Foster Blocker, wife, Paulene Strickland Foster, son, Dana Foster, sisters, Jewel Burgans, Elaine Blocker, brothers, Elton Foster, and Cecil Blocker.

He is survived by:

Children, Lori Poole (Glenn) of Hinesville, GA

Kimberly Nickell (Terry) of Hinesville, GA

Daughter in-law, Becky Foster of Hinesville, GA

Siblings, Joyce Beninati (Bob) of Hinesville, GA

Margaret Joyner (Robert) of Glennville, GA

Fredia Long (Richard) of Ludowici, GA

J.A. Blocker of Glennville, GA

Sister in-law, Ruth Ann Foster of Glennville, GA

Grandchildren, Josh Foster (Amber), Megan Foster Ralston, Ashley Britt (Michael), Haley Nickell
and Garrett Poole

Great Grandchildren, John Rhett Foster, Reese Foster, Logan Britt and Arienna Britt

Several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm, Monday, October 4, 2021 at Glennville First United Pentecostal Church. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Glennville First United Pentecostal Church. Burial will be in Revis Blocker Family Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Tim Boram, Steven Blocker, Tyrone Joyner, Jason Long, Nathan Long, Danny Foster, Randy Foster, Jadan Knight

Remembrances to: Glennville First United Pentecostal Church, 750 West Barnard Street, Glennville, GA 30427

Social distancing of three feet due to Covid 19 will be enforced and masks are asked to be worn on all services.

Care and Services are entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, October 4, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Glennville First United Pentecostal Church


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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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