A native of Lufkin Texas, Lady DeMetruss Jones Muse, is the proud First Lady of Smith Chapel AME Church. She is a honor graduate of Wiley College in Marshall Texas, a Historical Black College and University. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2007. While attending Wiley College she became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated
Lady DeMetruss has taught in Lufkin ISD, Garland ISD, Mesquite ISD and currently Tyler ISD. She held positions in leadership as a teacher, Intervention Specialist, and an Assistant. Principal. She has been Teacher of the Year for Garland ISD 2009 and TABSE (Texas Alliance of Black School Educators) Assistant Principal of the Year 2019. Her passion for learning led to her furthering her education by receiving her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University. She is currently the Facilitator of District Instructional Assessments for Tyler ISD.
Lady DeMetruss has a passion for assisting her husband in his Pastoral Ministry. She desires to be a helping hand for his kingdom building. She believes in supporting the vision and mission that God has given him. Lady DeMetruss and Pastor Dr. Mittie Muse Jr. enjoys spending time with their 4 children Madison, Mittie III, McKenzie, and Curtis.