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Inus Kitts

January 28, 1939 — December 2, 2018

Mrs. Inus Faye Merritt Kitts, age 79 of Mooresboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 2, 2018.
She is survived by her two children, Michael Kitts and wife Amy of Campobello, SC, and Alicia Kitts Fortenberry of Mooresboro, NC, grandchildren, Mallori Owens and husband Michael, Samuel Kitts and wife Kayla, Emily Fortenberry, and Jacob Fortenberry, great grandchildren, Madisyn Owens, Gracie-Kate Kitts, Sawyer Lee Kitts, and Addley Kitts.
She was born on January 28, 1939 in Grainger County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Ruben Perry Merritt and Zola Zana Johnson Merritt. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Marshall Kitts and her brother R.P. Merritt.
Mrs. Kitts was a long term member of Goode's Grove Baptist Church. She retired from P.P.G. after 35 years of service. Inus was a charter member of Boiling Springs Rescue and served on the board for many years. She enjoyed gardening, cutting grass, and attending her flower beds. Inus also loved spending time with her family and friends. She always reminded her children to, "kiss the babies."
A visitation will be held for friends and family on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Cleveland Funeral Services. Funeral services will be held at Goode's Grove Baptist Church on December 6, 2018, at 1:00pm, conducted by the Reverend Robby Hensley. Burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park.
The family would like to express a sincere thanks to the staff of Hospice of Cleveland County for the loving care they showed their mother and grandmother.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Cleveland County at 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C. 28150.
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A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc.

  • Visitation

    December 05, 2018
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

    2518 W. Dixon Blvd.
    Shelby, NC
  • Funeral Service

    December 06, 2018
    1:00 PM

    Goode's Grove Baptist Church

    810 Goodes Grove Church Road
    Mooresboro, NC
  • Burial

    Thursday December 06 2018

    Cleveland Memorial Park

    1225 College Avenue
    Shelby, NC
    (704) 434-6081
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