Mary L. Kitchens, 81, died May 9, 2008 in Hazlehurst. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home. Services will be 10am Wednesday at Sylvarena Baptist Church with burial in Sylvarena Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements
Mrs. Kitchens was a native of Hinds County. She had lived in Copiah County all of her adult life. She worked as a seamstress at Edward Hindman for 20 years. Mrs. Kitchens was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed sewing for them and the great gran dchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert Lee Kitchens, Jr.; son, Robert Lee Kitchens, III of Clinton; daughter, Kathleen K. Waltman of Wesson; grandchildren, Kim McLemore, Todd Waltman, Jennifer Kitchens, Rob Waltman, and Whitney Waltman; and several great grandchildren.