Mildred M. Kitchens, 84

Mildred M. Kitchens, 84, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She had been a homemaker all of her life and was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Bishopville.

Kitchens was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Florence Mumford Stephens; her husband, Gardner L. Kitchens; three brothers, Hugh Stephens, Herbert Stephens and William Stephens; and a sister, Bette Madara. She is survived by two sons, Gardner L. Kitchens Jr. of Shenandoah, Va. and Earl L. Kitchens of Bishopville, Md.; three sisters, Mary Rickards, Almeda Quillen and Florence Bixler; three grandchildren, William G. Kitchens Sr., Robert L. Kitchens and Justin R. Gorum; three great-grandchildren, Alexandria M. Kitchens, William G. Kitchens Jr. and Bridget E. Gorum.

A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday, March 22, 2008, with interment in Bishopville Cemetery, Bishopville, Md. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Sandra Venable, 11213 Beverly St., Bishopville, MD 21813.