Annabel Elizabeth (Jordan) Kitley, 95, of New Palestine, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. She was born Aug. 7, 1919, on a commercial garden in Marion County to the late Gottlob C. and Belle C. (Ellwanger) Jordan.
She was confirmed as a teenager at the Pleasant Run Evangelical and Reformed Church (United Church of Christ), and graduated from Southport High School. Annabel worked as a secretary at the Indiana Farm Bureau Co-op until she married her husband, R. Dale Kitley, on November 16, 1946 and became a farmer’s wife. Annabel was a member of the Brookville Road Community Church and also attended New Palestine United Methodist Church.
She will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 67 years; 2 daughters; Roberta (Jim) Fowler and Lillie (Dan) Jones; grandchildren, Amy Jones, Dale (Lauren) Jones; and great-grandchild Mason Jones.
Annabel was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sister-in-laws, Harold (Issy), George (Lil), Henry (Ernie), Charles (Catie), and sister Lucille (Miley) McLaughlin.
Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Friday Nov. 7, at the New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 South 500 West, New Palestine, IN. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the church with burial following at New Palestine Cemetery with Pastor Mark Wesler presiding.
Those wishing may contribute in Annabel Kitley’s name to New Palestine United Methodist Church Missions Fund, or Brookville Road Community Church Missions Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.hendryx.funeralplan2.com