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Mrs. Ruby Mitchell, 85, of Campbellsville, KY died on September 12, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Mrs. Mitchell was a native of Campbellsville, KY and the daughter of the late Riley and Florence Collins.  She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church where she served on the Culinary Committee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,  James Harrison Mitchell; one son, Larry Starks and one brother, Alonzo Durham.

Survivors include one daughter, LaVada McClain of Lexington, KY; one son, Harry Starks of Lexington, KY; one sister, Louise Jones; brothers, Joe Collins and Riley Collins; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral service will be 12 noon on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Pleasant Union Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 12 noon also on September 20, 2019 at Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

Buchanan, Robinson & Percell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Percell & Sons Funeral Home
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    The Pleasant Union Baptist Church Family send our condolences to the Ruby Mitchell Family. May God bless you and give you comfort , grace, and mercy in this time. Sister Mitchell was a cheerful woman and loved talking and meeting people.
    ~ Rev. Michael Caldwell   Campbellsville, KY
  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    Eden Missionary Baptist Church 734 N. Holmes Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46222 317-635-4673 Church Rev. Adrienne Overton, Assistant Pastor Rev. Bennie A. Shobe Jr., Pastor September 20, 2019 To Mother Louise Jones and family We the members of Eden Missionary Baptist Church wish to convey our deepest sympathies to Sister Louise Jones on the passing of your sister, Ruby L. Mitchell. Mother Jones your Eden church family offers you prayers and support in this time of grief, yet we encourage you to trust in the Lord with all your heart, knowing that the Lord will supply all your needs. WHEREAS, the passing of your beloved sister has left you with a broken heart, we acknowledge and accept the will of God. We know your hearts are heavy, but be comforted by knowing God will not put more on us than we can bear. Mother Jones we support you in your sorrow, but stand firm on His word that “neither death, nor life …shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:38, 39) knowing that God will never leave us nor forsake us. Sister Ruby Mitchell’s physical presence has gone, however you can cling to the precious memories, smiles and laughter once shared. Sister Ruby, truly will be sadly missed by every life she has so loving touched. May God’s grace and abundant love be with you all in your time of bereavement and may your heart find serenity in the comfort of His love. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved. Our deepest sympathy! May loving memories ease your loss and bring you comfort. "Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow" May God’s Peace and Blessings be unto you, Done by the order of Eden Missionary Baptist Church Sister Tori Robinson, Secretary Reverend Adrienne Overton, Assistant Pastor Reverend Bennie A. Shobe Jr., Senior Pastor
    ~ Eden Missionary Baptist Church   Indianapolis, IN
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    The Women's Ministry of the Eden Missionary Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN, wish to express our deepest sympathies to Mother Louise Jones, and the family of Mrs. Ruby Hill. Sis. JoAnn Horne, Vice President Rev. Bennie A. Shobe, Jr., Pastor
    ~ Eden Missionary Baptist Church Women's Ministry   Indianapolis, IN