Ruth Ellen Kitchen, age 90, of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  She was a lifelong member of East LaFollette Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sung in the Choir for over 60 years.  Preceded in death by husband, Elmore Kitchen; parents, Lonnie & Lona Spangler Turner; brothers, Harold, Harrison, Gene & Charles Turner


Daughter:  Carolyn Stanfield & husband Tommy

Son:  Mike Kitchen

Granddaughter:  Melissa Williams & husband Mike

Grandson:  Michael Hodge Stanfield

Great-grandchildren:  Dylan Stanfield, Kelsey Williams,

Logan Stanfield, Madison Williams

Sisters:  Ruby White, Dorothy McCreary, Niecie Martin

Sister-in-law: Lana Turner

Several nieces & nephews and a host of friends

Services 8 PM Friday East LaFollette Baptist Church

Rev. Johnny Angel officiating

Interment 10 AM Saturday Sunrise Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 PM to 8 PM Friday at East LaFollette Baptist Church

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home