Monday, February 13th, 2012
Colista Kitchen, 68, St. Marys, died suddenly at 9 a.m. Feb. 12, 2012, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 21, 1944 in Olive Hill, Ky., to James and Evelyn Carpenter Middletown. On March 28, 1964, she married Charles Gary Kitchen, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Penny Ashley, Wyandott, Mich., Raberta Kitchen, Wapakoneta, Garrett Stacy (Ann) Kitchen, St. Marys, and Leslie Kitchen, St. Marys; siblings, Mary (Bert) Reynolds, Watkins, Colo., Sarah Kegley, Olive Hill, Dolly (Jerry) Saddler, Lisbon, Loretta (Michael) Newlon, Mansfield, James Middleton, Olive Hill, and Stanley Middleton, Olive Hill; and eight grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister, Thelma Poling and two infant brothers.
She was a homemaker and previously worked at Pyro-Pak in New Knoxville. She was a Baptist.
Service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial will follow in Middletown Cemetery, Carter County, Ky.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.