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Gertrude R. Kittle

4 Aug 2003

Gertrude R. Kittle, 79, of St. Joseph Hospital in Buckhannon, died Saturday Aug. 2, 2003, in St. Joseph’s Hospital Nursing Care Facility in Buckhannon.  She was born Nov. 11, 1923, at Little Sand Run, a daughter of the late Ernest and Delphia Huffman Rowan.

On July 29, 1936, she married Junior Howard Kittle, who preceded her in death. Surviving are two sons, Robert Kittle, Buckhannon, and Jim Kittle, of Rifle, Colo.; five daughters, Delores Finks, Front Royal, Va., Mary Rigge, Falls Church, Va., Sharon Kimble and Susan Hupp, both of Buckhannon, and Linda Mingo, Front Royal, Va.; one cousin, Allien Berry, Buckhannon; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Billy Kittle and Lenny Kittle; and a brother, Howard Junior Rowan.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the VFW Post 3663 and Moose Lodge 598. She was a member of Mt. Rupert Methodist Church. Funeral services will be at Mt. Rupert Church Cemetery today at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lloyd Tenney officiating. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Nursing Care Facility, 1 Amelia Drive, Buckhannon, W.Va. 26201. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Submitted by Randy Stalnaker September 19, 2006
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