Ruth E. Mitchell

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Ruth Ellen Mitchell, 78 of Huntingdon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, at her home. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Humbles Cemetery.
Mrs. Mitchell was born June 23, 1942 to the late Ida Maude Holder and O’Dale Clark in Huntingdon. She was a faithful member of Clark Street Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Senior Choir. She was an employee at the Wilker Bros. Pajama Factory in McKenzie, until they closed, an employee at the North West Tn Economic Development Center until she retired in 2013, and a part-time employee of the Keeton Law Office until she became ill.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, T.W. Mitchell; ex-husband, Jimmy Ray Melton, Sr.; three daughters; Mary Melton, Vicky Denise Johnson, Judy Diane Melton; one stepson, Ricky Taylor; five sisters, Nancy Harris, Ola Mae Holder, Joyce Ann Holder, Gloria Clark, Theresa Clark; four brothers, Kenny Holder, Ralph Holder, Johnny Mac Mays, Tarus Clark; one granddaughter, Tamara Annette Melton; and one great grandchild.
She leaves two daughters, Selita Annette (Franklin) McFadden, and Priscilla Taylor, both of Huntingdon; one son Jimmy Ray (Kim) Melton, Jr. of Murfreesboro; two step sons, Timothy Taylor of Nashville, Thomas Wayne Mitchell of Huntingdon; four sisters, Louise Holder of Chicago, Ann Holder and Carolyn (Gregory) Cozart, both of Huntingdon, and Brenda Luther of Milan; three brothers, Leon (Ann) Holder of Lexington, George (Mildred) Holder of Lexington, and Michael Clark of San Diego.
She also leaves twelve grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren.

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Raven Trevathan

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