Mrs. Kitchens was a native of Newton County and had made her home in Jones County for most of her life. She was a retired employee of Kendall McGaw, the widow of Walter Kitchens, and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Betty Jo Whidby, Grace Hollifield, Jimmy Kitchens and Bobby Kitchens of Haddock, Mary Ann Womack of Hampton, Nancy Crooms of Milledgeville, and Judy Roberts of Murrayville; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Williams Funeral Home & Crematory in Milledgeville had charge of arrangements. Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneralhome.net.