Per her wishes, there will be no services and cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be at Lann Cemetery, Amory, Miss. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Dorothy was born on Sept. 15, 1925, in Amory, the daughter of Lester and Tyna Irvin Johnson. She married James Edward Kitchens Sr. in Sulligent, Ala., on Jan. 25, 1941. He preceded her in death in May 1975.
She was formerly a member of Bethel Assembly of God in Rock Island. Dorothy enjoyed sewing and knitting.
Survivors include her children, Jim Kitchens, Kent, Wash., Edna (David) Webb, Rock Island, and Mary E. Carr, Covington, Tenn.; brother, Donald (Sue) Johnson, Mississippi; sisters, Doris Spiller, Alabama, and Peggy Bullock, Alabama; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and daughters, Zatha and Janice Kitchens.
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