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Brenleigh Karson Kitchens

February 16, 2001 — April 29, 2021

Brenleigh Karson Kitchens

Hephzibah, GA – Brenleigh Kitchens, 20, entered into rest on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Brenleigh was raised in Martinez, GA and was a proud 2019 graduate of Lakeside High School where she participated in cheerleading, basketball, track, tennis, soccer, 4-H, and softball. She stayed active out of school as well playing basketball for Georgia Sting and soccer for Augusta Arsenal.

Brenleigh’s huge heart will forever be remembered. She would light up the room wherever she was with her sweet smile, fiery red hair, beautiful hazel eyes and spread positivity with compliments and humor to all around. Dancing, telling jokes, spending time with friends and family were characteristic of her charismatic spirit. She brought joy to her jobs and dearly loved working at Pete Alewine Pools and Spa. She was passionate about varied issues with the dearest to her heart being racial equality.

Brenleigh was baptized at The Sanctuary Church in Evans, GA. God lived in her and her love for God was demonstrated by her actions of compassion and love for her family and friends. One of her biggest joys was helping out whenever possible with her niece, Olivia. Olivia will forever miss her Aunt B. Her heritage of strong ambition and work ethic was evidenced by her drive and desire, never asking for a handout but always offering others a hand up. The biblical passage that Brenleigh would want us to remember is Philippians 4:13: I can do all things through Christ which strengthened me.

A tragedy that has left us numb and empty, yet Brenleigh has continued to give and bring life to others as an organ donor. Beautiful inside and out, we will never forget our Brenleigh.

Family members include her mother: Rachel Loren Woodruff Kitchens; father: Jeremy Kitchens; stepfather: Karl Richardson; sister: Hadleigh Kitchens Black (Triston); niece: Olivia Black; stepbrother: Kole Richardson; Grandmother: Brenda Robertson Woodruff; grandfather: Billy Woodruff; great grandmother: Rachel Norris Robertson; uncle: Robbie Robertson (Arlain); aunt: Donna Robertson Anderson (Lee); uncle: Bob Robertson (Janie); uncle: Glenn Gentry; aunt: Barbara Jean Cliett; uncle: Michael Richardson (Daisy); aunt Faye Gordon (William); best friend: Shelby Freeman; boyfriend: Shaun Tate; and many loved cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandmother: Brenda Kitchens; grandfather: Tony Kitchens; great grandfather: Vincent Robertson; great grandfather: Gene Woodruff; great grandmother: Annie Woodruff; aunt: Ann Robertson Gentry; uncle: Ed Woodruff; uncle: Lee Woodruff; and uncle: AB Cliett.

A graveside service will be at First Baptist of Evans Cemetery on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Bryan Cockrell and Rev. Phillip Hedgecoth officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Funeral Costs For Brenleigh Kitchens GoFundMe Account .

The family will receive friends Thursday evening, May 6, 2021 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at .
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