Reverend Jewell “J.J.” Kittrell age 87 of Marianna passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017. He was born on June 8, 1929 to the late Henry C. Kittrell and Dovie Yon Kittrell in Cottondale. Rev. Kittrell enjoyed fishing and quail hunting. He retired from pastoring after 50 plus years in the ministry.
Rev. Kittrell was preceded in death by his parents; wife Faye Drummond Kittrell; son Jeffery Kittrell; brother James Jim Kittrell and sister Ann Clevenger. He is survived by his son Gene Kittrell (Patty) and daughter Sherlyn Roughen (Patrick); sister Betty Barnes; grandchildren Melinda Campbell (Mike), Heather Stewart, Angie Burks (Rob) and B.J. Walters. He is also survived by 7 great-grandchildren and many other family members.
A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2016 in the Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church Cemetery in Cottondale. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2016 in the Marianna Chapel Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com.