Kristin Langdale | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | March 27, 2017 10:12 am

Last Updated: March 30, 2017 at 10:13 am


Care of The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels
and Crematory

DORCHESTER – Mrs. Kristin Hoff Langdale, known by many as “Kristie”, entered into eternal peace Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017, at her home in Dorchester, South Carolina.   She was a beloved mother, friend, and educator.

A celebration of her life was conducted 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2017, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro.

Born April 22, 1966, in Colleton County, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Edward Hoff and the late Patricia Rose Ackerman.   She received her education from John C. Calhoun before graduating from Walterboro High School, Class of 1983.  Her love of education and inspiration to help others led her to obtain her undergraduate degree, Bachelors of Arts in Education from the College of Charleston and then her Masters plus thirty in Education Leadership from Charleston Southern University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.


In the thirty years she spent in the education field, Kristin touched the lives of thousands of students.  Her most recent position was as the Principal of Harleyville Elementary School in Harleyville.  Kristin was a passionate educator who made sure the children to whom she devoted her life were always taught in a student-first environment.  Kristin was deeply rooted in Christ and treasured her collection of Crosses which represent our Savior’s unfailing love.

Surviving are: her daughter, Hannah Langdale Tripp and her husband Drew of Walterboro; a son, Casey Hiott and his wife Erica and their children, Anthony and Ian all of Cottageville; and a sister, Angie Hoff of Charleston.  Kristin is also survived by a large loving family to include her aunts, Mrs. Peggy Thomas of Cottageville and Mrs. Clio Benton of Walterboro; cousins, Jan and George White and their family of Cottageville and Les Jordan of Walterboro; as well as a dear and loving friend, Mark McRoy of Walterboro.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be directed in her memory to an organization that was extremely special to Kristie’s heart, TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, care of 13225 Rolling Plains Court, Herndon, Virginia 20171.

Arrangements by:   THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at:


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