On July 22, 1948 Gale R. Kitchen and Norma Darby were united in marriage by Rev. B.L. Allen of Greenup, Ky. Together they raised three sons.
They have seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. Gale is the son of the late Clarence and Lena Kitchen and Norma is the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret Darby.