Ruth Anne Kennedy Kitchen, 81 of Willard went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 25, 2021 at her residence.
She was born August 13, 1939 in Mount Morris, PA, a daughter of the late Herman C. and Sarah Ailene Lemley Kennedy. She was a member of the Mount Morris Methodist Church and attended the Cherokee Freewill Baptist Church. Ruth was employed by the Carter County School System running the cafeteria at Willard Elementary and Heritage Elementary.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Kitchen, Sr.; and a brother, Allan Dale Kennedy. Her survivors include four sons; James A. (Lynn) Kitchen Jr., William (Tina) Kitchen, Robert (Jessica) Kitchen and Allan (Rebecca) Kitchen, all of Willard, KY; two daughters, Erin (Terry) Hicks and Sarah Jane (Jerry) Meeker, both of Willard, KY; one sister, Sarah Howard of Mount Morris, PA; one brother, Buck Kennedy of Mount Morris, PA; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren
Funeral services will be Thursday, 11:00 a.m. Malone Funeral Home with Bro. David Boggs, minister. Burial will be in the Kitchen Family Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 6-9 p.m. and after 9:00 am. Thursday. To leave a condolence or share a memory with family, along with live broadcast go to www.maloneneralhome.com.