Mary Etta Higginbotham Mitchell

Mary Etta Higginbotham Mitchell,75, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Monday, February 1, 2021.


Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Winfred Simmons and Traci of Covington, TX; daughter, Sheila Snell and Cullen of Rosepine, LA; sister, Denice Bailey and Scott of DeRidder, LA; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Mitchell; parents, Silas and Sarah Higginbotham; sisters, Iva Jean Pickett, Rose Kaplan.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in Deridder, LA. Funeral service will be at 3:00 PM, Friday, February 5, 2021, also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Brother Rex Simmons will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Johnny Pickett, Jr., George Pickett, B.J. Hicks, Percy Good, Wade Snell, Jacob McFarland. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kyle Hunter, Dan Smith. Burial will follow at Old Cypress Cemetery in Rosepine, LA.