Elizabeth Anne Clark Kitchens, 81

August 15, 2010

AUG. 15, 1928-AUG. 13, 2010

Elizabeth Anne Clark Kitchens died quietly at home on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.

She was 81 years old.

Anne was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Claude Estes Kitchens Jr.; and her sisters, Carolyn Clark and Sarah Duggan.

Anne is survived by her sister, Mary Jo Ferguson; brother, Thomas B. Clark Jr.; and her four children, Carol Anne Crane and husband, David A. Trout, Thomas Estes Jr. and wife, Jeanne Kitchens, Margaret Kitchens and husband, Ron Pike, and Jennie Marie Lindman and husband, Glen Lindman. Anne was blessed with nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Anne Kitchens was born Aug. 15, 1928, in Lynchburg, S.C. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a doctor of pharmacy degree. Her work history included pharmacist at Fort Jackson Hospital in Columbia, S.C., and veterans administration hospitals in Columbia, and Martinsburg, W.Va.; as well as pharmacist at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, Md., and Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.


Anne was an exceptional wife and mother. We, her children, are honored to call her Mama.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visitation with family will be Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to American Cancer Society, Washington County Chapter, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742 in honor of our mother's exceptional caregivers.

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