Loray Kitchen Clevenger of Sparta, NC

Loray Kitchen Clevenger, 79, of Sparta NC passed away on Saturday, September 24 at the Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta. She was born in Kentucky, December 17, 1931 to the late Arthur and Jennie Murphy Kitchen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Ella Kitchen, Martha Kitchen, Clara Smith, Ola Mae Sonner and Mary Webb; three brothers, Stanley, Paul and Manual Kitchen. She was a member of God’s Will Church in Sparta. She is survived by her husband, Bill Jim of the home; one son, Bill Clevenger of Glade Valley; one daughter, Barbara Absher and husband Leonard of Glade Valley; two grandchildren Candice Marie Clevenger of Columbus, Matthew William Walker of Glade Valley, several nieces and nephews also survive. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the Grandview Memorial Funeral Home in Sparta, NC. The family will also receive friends Saturday, October 1 at Young Funeral Home in Louisa from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Following the visitation a graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. at Yatesville Memorial Cemetery in Louisa.