Dorene Jeanette (Junkins) Kitzmiller, 86, of Mount Storm, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg, W.Va.

Born March 1, 1933, in Emoryville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clarence G. Junkins and Priscilla A. (Kuhn) Junkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Kitzmiller.

Dorene enjoyed feeding the wildlife, singing, tutoring, and was an advocate for the rights of others. She retired from Dominion Power and was a member of Calvary Temple Church, Mount Storm.

She is survived by four daughters, Pamela (Richard) Stanton of N.C., Sharon Whetzel (Jerry) of Petersburg, Bonita (Steve) Jackson of Wardensville, W.Va. and Joni (Clyde) Hinkle of Petersburg;  eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Junkins and Milford Junkins, both of Mount Storm; numerous nephews and one niece.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Temple Church, Mount Storm, Saturday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m.

Per her request in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bayard /Union Alumni, P.O. Box 145, Bayard, WV 26707 or Calvary Temple Church, c/o Gloria Georg, P.O. Box 231, Mount Storm, WV 26739.

Arrangements by the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneral