Dr. Kent Stribling, O.D.

In 2008 Dr. Stribling was awarded Mississippi Optometrist of the Year Award by Mississippi Optometric Association.


  • American Optometric Association
  • Mississippi Optometric Association
  • University of Alabama/Birmingham Alumni Association

Professional Service

  • President- Mississippi Optometric Association 1999
  • President Elect- Mississippi Optometric Association 1998
  • First Vice President- Mississippi Optometric Association 1997
  • Board Member- Mississippi Optometric Association 1986-2000
  • Vision Service Plan- Mississippi State Profession Representative 2004-present

Community Service

  • President: Philadelphia/Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce 1999-2000
  • President: Philadelphia Sertoma Club 1990
  • Board Member: Philadelphia Neshoba County Parks and Recreation 2002-present
  • United Way: Board of Directors 1986-1992, Funds Chairman 1991-1992
  • Neshoba County Forestry Association: Board of Directors 2006-2010
  • First United Methodist Church: Presently on Leadership Team and Allocations Committee 2006-present


Dr. Stribling resides in Philadelphia with his wife Mitzi. They have three sons Taylor, Tyson and Trent and one granddaughter Hallie Grace. Taylor has a daughter named Hallie Grace. Dr Stribling enjoys coaching youth sports and hunting.


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