May 6, 2014

Mary Carolyn (Pryor) Kitchens

— Mary Carolyn (Pryor) Kitchens, 79, of Fredericksburg, Va., passed away at her home Monday, May 5, 2014, surrounded by her family.

Mary was born on March 18, 1935, in Dalton to William Luther and Irene (Scruggs) Pryor. She married Talmadge L. Kitchens on July 31, 1949.

Survivors include her five sons, Talmadge Leon “Jerry” Jr. (Teresita), David Michael (Loretta), Lloyd Ray (Katrina), Robert Vincent (Christy) and Daniel Paul (Michelle) Kitchens; three daughters, Debra Lorraine Kitchens, Brenda Lee Hanna (Eddie) and Rebecca Lynn Petriello (Matthew); one brother, Roger Pryor (Brenda); one sister, Diana Miller (Jim); 28 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, one sister and one granddaughter, Mary Alizabeth Kitchens.

Funeral services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 1710 Bragg Road in Fredericksburg, Va., with Bishop Jay Nielsen officiating.

Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

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Arrangements are by Laurel Hill Funeral Home in Spotsylvania, Va.

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