Leon Ray Kitchens

JONES COUNTY:  Leon Ray Kitchens passed away on April 2, 2016.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 5, 2:00 p.m., at Morningside Baptist Church, 3519 Jeffersonville Road, Macon.  The Rev. Ron Watson and Dr. Bill Hardee officiated, with burial at Henderson Stripling Cemetery on Henderson Road.  The visitation was held on Monday, April 4, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel, Gray.

Mr. Kitchens was predeceased by his wife, Vivian Joyce Skipper; and parents, Oscar Ross and Maggie Yearty Kitchens.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Morningside Baptist Church.  He was also a member of the Macon Amateur Radio Club (call #WU4C), raised poultry for Strain Poultry, and was retired from Georgia Kraft.

Survivors include daughters, Luann McCook (Marcus) and Barbara Davis (Dwaine), all of Jones County; grandchildren, Dana Tice (Chris) of Jones County and Brandi Alkire (Mason) of Locust Grove; great-grandchildren, Makenzie Lewis (Austin) of Norfolk, Va., and Paige of Jones County, Savannah, Jessica and Josh; and sister-in-law, Nell Milam of Macon.

A special thank you to his friends Alicia, Tamieka, LaGlenda, Mary, LaShonda, Pam and Connie.

Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel had charge of arrangements.  Register online at www.hartsmort.com.


The Jones County News

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