Ruby Smith Mitchell

July 3, 1929February 13, 2018

Ruby Smith Mitchell, 88, of Poplarville, Mississippi, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in the Pearl River County Hospital and Nursing Home in Poplarville.

Mrs. Mitchell was born July 3, 1929 in Derby, Mississippi to Herbert Ernest Smith and Juanita Harvey Smith. She was a longtime employee of the Pearl River County Sheriff's Department; a homemaker; and a member of Derby Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Labrie Mitchell; and one sister, Pinky Stockstill.

Survivors include two sons, Tim Mitchell and his wife Shelly, Kelly Mitchell and his wife Pam; six grandchildren, Reid Mitchell, Karly Slade and her husband Austin, Nathan Mitchell and his wife Kim, Benjamin Mitchell, Aaron Mitchell, and Stephen Mitchell; one great grandson, Fisher Wayne Slade, and one sister, Ernestine Smith.

Memorial services will be at Derby Baptist Church, 7 Dupont Harts Chapel Road, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be expressed to the Mitchell Family at .

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 17, 2018

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February 17, 2018

The God of all comfort supplies us with strength to face today. Hope to face tomorrow and peace to face the future. With Love and Memories. Myrna and Hugh Burney.

Henrietta Hicks

February 16, 2018

I am very sorry about Ms. Ruby, I will miss her. She and Mr. Mitch. were very good neighbors. I will miss her. Will be praying for everyone.
May God keep you and comfort you
Henrietta Hicks

Linda S Framnes

February 14, 2018

George & I were so sorry to learn of our dear sweet Ruby's passing. Wish we could be with the family but health issues keep us from being there. We will keep all the family in our thoughts & prayers. Sending ou love

Debbie Buckalew Smith

February 14, 2018

I loved Mrs Ruby,she was always the sweetest Lady any one could ever had the blessing being around. I will be keeping her family in my prayers.

Louis Smith

February 14, 2018

There are no words to tell you how sorry I am to about Ruby Lee Mitchell. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Our family (The Smith Family) grew up with the Mitchell Family in Derby. Heaven just got one sweet Angel.

Louis, Jimmy and Terry Smith