Freeman, Betty Ruth Kitchen

Member Of Rose Of Sharon Baptist Church

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Betty Ruth Kitchen Freeman
Betty Ruth Kitchen Freeman

Betty Ruth Kitchen Freeman, 67, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at her residence.

She was a 1972 graduate of Howard High School and was a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Susie Kitchen; brothers, Andrew Kitchen, Charles Kitchen, and John Kitchen, Jr.; and grandchild, Brandon Young.

Survivors include her daughters, Latonya (Halleston) Toney and Princella (Kevin) Austin, both of Chattanooga; brothers, Robert (Carla) Kitchen, Bobby (Gloria) Kitchen, and Eddie (Alyce) Kitchen; sisters, Nina Kitchen and Lennette (Ronald) Clark; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Betty will lie in state on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Elder Bobby Kitchen as the eulogist. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.


Sims, Thaddeus Gerard

Shipp, Grace Audrey

Dempsey, Jamie Edward


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