Visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Eldridge Baptist Church in Eldridge, prior to the funeral service at 12 p.m. at the church with Brother Kevin Pugh officiating the service. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Carbon Hill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Kitchens Sr. and Cecillia Irene Tidwell Kitchens; his first wife, Magolene Kitchens; brother, Fred Junior Kitchens; and sister, Carolyn Kitchens Houlditch.
He is survived by his wife, Darla Jean Hicks Kitchens of Carbon Hill; two sons, Michael D. Kitchens and his wife, Debra of Nauvoo, and Norman D. Kitchens and his wife, Leslie of McCalla; three daughters, Sandra D. Tucker and her husband, Tim of Nauvoo, Wanda Harrison and her husband, Randy of Nauvoo and Kathy Samples and her husband, Troy of Jasper; three sisters, Augusta Norris of Eldridge, Diane Jones of Carbon Hill and Karen Gillium and her husband, Dave of Jasper; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
Wilson Brothers Funeral Home, Carbon Hill; 205-924-4147