THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Kenneth Kitchens, 68, beloved husband of Mrs. Patricia Kitchens, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at his residence.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Pine Grove Baptist Church with Rev Butch Baston and Rev. Steve Stokes officiating. Burial was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Kitchens was a native of Glascock County, but had lived in Thomson for many years. He was retired from the Knox-Rivers Construction Company. He was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and a member of the Mildred Russell Sunday School Class. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Krysta Kitchens Moore, and his son, Ken Kitchens.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Patricia Kitchens, Thomson; his daughter and son-in-law, Tammy K. and Lewis Smith, Thomson; a son-in-law, Ray Moore, Crawford; six grandchildren, Daniel Dean, Toni Dean, Krysta Dean, Callee Smith, Colby Moore, and Hannah Moore; a brother, Mr. Ernest Kitchens, Wrens; and two sisters, Agnes Hobbs, Wrens and Janell Clarke, Dearing.
Honorary Pallbearers were George Darden, Ronnie Pilgrim, Mark Peterson, Rob Blevins, Larry Kent, Henry Fluker, Jarrett Fluker, Roy Russell, Bill Phelps, and Michael Crosby.
Pallbearers were Lanny Hightower, Billy Hollis, Larron English, Jimmy McDaniel, Jimmy Rivers, Larry Peterson and Ricky Luke.
Donations may be made to the Pine Grove Baptist Church Building Fund.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.