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Robert L. Kitchens Jr.

Services for Robert L. Kitchens Jr., of Hazlehurst, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Sylvarena Baptist Church in Wesson withburial in the church cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services isin charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kitchens, 84, died Aug. 4, 2008, at Trinity Mission Healthand Rehab in Hinds County.

He was a lifelong resident of Hazlehurst. He was an originalemployee of Edward Hymn Company for 35-plus years and later workedat Team Safety Apparel. He raised cattle and vegetables. Mr.Kitchens was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and oftenattended Sylvarena Baptist Church.

Survivors are a son, Robert Lee Kitchens III, of Clinton; adaughter, Kathleen K. Waltman, of Wesson; a sister, Dorothy LanellSchultz, of Hazlehurst; an aunt, Elzina Johnson, of Terry; hisgrandchildren, Kim McLemore, Tod Waltman, Jennifer Kitchens, RobWaltman and Whitney Waltman; and several great-grandchildren.