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Wilma (McDougall) Kitchens

March 25, 1925 ~ September 6, 2018 (age 93)

Wilma Hope McDougall Kitchens, age 93, of Newburgh, IN, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Linda E. White Hospice House.

Wilma was born March 25, 1925, in Morgantown, KY, to Bruce and Vilura (Hope) McDougall.  While her loving husband of 74 years, William W. “Bill” Kitchens served in WWII, Wilma was a riveter at Republic Aviation in Evansville.  She attended Calvary Baptist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star, Cumberland Chapter. Wilma was a homemaker who enjoyed needlework, quilting, watching Jeopardy and reading.  She was a lifelong learner.

Wilma is survived by her loving husband; sons, William R. Kitchens (Phyllis) of Elberfeld, IN and Curtis S. Kitchens of Cicero, IN; grandchildren, John (Sarah), Louis, Anne (Colby) and Patrick; great grandchildren, Ella, Zachary, Wynston, June, and Clark; nephew, Royce McDougall (Donna); and longtime friend Irma Maxwell.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Edna Martin and brothers, Dwight, Royce, Gilmond and Warren McDougall.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Ave. with Pastor Lisa Resler officiating.  Burial will be in Northview Cemetery in Elberfeld, IN.  

Friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and 9:00 a.m. until time of service, Thursday, September 13, 2018 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 5250 Vogel Rd., Evansville, IN 47715.

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