Robert L. Kitchens, Jr., 84, of Hazlehurst, died August 4, 2008 at Trinity Mission. Services will be 2pm Wednesday at Sylvarena Baptist Church in Wesson with burial in the church cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. Kitchens was a lifelong resident of Hazlehurst. He was an original employee of Edward Hynum Company for 35+ years and later worked at Team Safety Apparel. He raised cattle and vegetables. Mr. Kitchens was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and often attended Sylvarena Baptist Church.
Survivors include: son, Robert Lee Kitchens, III, of Clinton; daughter, Kathleen K. Waltman of Wesson; sister, Dorothy Lanell Schultz of Hazlehurst; aunt, Elzina Johnson of Terry; grandchildren, Kim McLemore, Tod Waltman, Jennifer Kitchens, Rob Waltman, and Whitney Waltman; and several great grandchildren.