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Phyllis Paige Kitchens

September 19, 1964 ~ March 24, 2017 (age 52)

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Phyllis Paige Kitchens, 52 of Bradenton, Florida, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at her residence.

        Phyllis was born on September 19, 1964 in Takoma Park, Maryland to William Earl and Phyllis Erica (Wood) Austin. She has been a resident of Manatee and Sarasota County for many years coming from Polk County, Florida. Locally she has lived in Venice, Anna Maria, and at the time of her passing in Bradenton.

        She worked as a waitress for several different local restaurants over the years, and was an avid horticulturist, and was well known for the care and beauty of her various plants and flower, and was a member of Friends of Bill.

        Phyllis was predeceased by her mother, Phyllis, and a daughter, Erica Leach. She is survived by her husband Barry Keith Kitchens of Lakeland, Florida, daughter Katherine Kitchens of Lakeland, Florida, father, William Earl Austin of Bradenton, brother, William P. Austin of Spring Hill, Florida, two sisters; Christine Austin of New York City, New York, Jennifer Beck of Sarasota, Florida, and many extended family members and friends.

        A celebration of Phyllis’s life will be held from 12-3 P.M. on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Trailer Estates Recreation Hall, 1903 69th Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida, 34207

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 Service Information

Celebration of Life Gathering
April 8, 2017

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Trailer Estates Recreation Hall
1903 69th Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34207

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