Virginia C. Mitchell Ruth

September 21, 1942 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Virginia Ruth Obituary

Virginia Carol Mitchell Surratt Ruth, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on January 15th at Sovah Health, Danville from complications from uterine cancer.

Ms. Ruth was born September 21st, 1942 in Rockingham County, N.C., the daughter of the late Luther and Catherine Webb Mitchell, and later lived in Danville, VA.

She was of Methodist faith and attended Hickory Grove United Methodist church in her younger years and later other churches.

She worked in Reidsville N.C. in her younger years. She also enjoyed being around her family so much and doing plastic canvas tissue boxes.

She is survived by her children, Susan Rice, Mark Surratt, Kimberly Wilson (Charles) all of Danville VA; grandchildren, Alysia Wilson, Dakota Wilson (Kelsey Whitlock), Tifinie Surratt (Sarah Rivero), and Beth Surratt; step-daughters, Nicky and Chasity; very special nieces, Diane Newcomb and Kathy Huffines.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her sister, Faye-Mitchell Norman and her husbands Winfred Surratt and John Ruth.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 5:00pm at Swicegood Funeral Home with Pastor Duane Blevins officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Ruth family. 

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January 20, 2024

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Memorial Service
January 20, 2024

5:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541


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