AUGUSTA, Ga. Melissa Brassell Kitchens, 37, of Travis Pines Rd, entered into rest Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday June 23, 2012, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, with Father Kurt Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Ms. Kitchens, daughter of Gene Brassell, Sr and the late Annie Hazel Brassell, was born in Augusta. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Bridgette Nicole Collins. She is survived by her daughter, Chelsea Lynn Kitchens, of McBean; her father, Gene Brassell, Sr, of Augusta; her brothers, Gene Brassell, Jr and Chris Brassell, both of Hephzibah; her sisters, Shannon Carver, of Hephzibah, and Maria Clarke, of North Augusta; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be James Carver, Matt Watterson, Brad Hardy, Alan King, Roger McGrath, and Brady Brassell. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the
, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906. www.chanceandhydrick.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 22, 2012