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Obituaries for Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Mary L. Kitchens

Services for Mary L. Kitchens, of Hazlehurst, were held at 10a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, at Sylvarena Baptist Church in Wessonwith burial in the church cemetery. Stringer Family FuneralServices in Hazlehurst was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kitchens, 81, died May 9, 2008, in Hazlehurst.

She was a native of Hinds County and had lived in Copiah Countyall of her adult life. She worked as a seamstress with EdwardHindman for 20 years. Mrs. Kitchens was a member of Zion HillBaptist Church. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed sewing forthem and her great-grandchildren.

Survivors are her husband of 60 years, Robert Lee Kitchens Jr.;her son, Robert Lee Kitchens III, of Clinton; her daughter,Kathleen K. Waltman, of Wesson; her grandchildren, Kim McLemore,Todd Waltman, Jennifer Kitchens, Rob Waltman and Whitney Waltman;and several great-grandchildren.