Stephen Andrew Deem

Stephen Andrew (Drew) Deem, 37, of Dermott, passed away August 1, 2021 in Dermott.

He was born June 19, 1984 in Lake Village the son of Rory Deem and Melissa Mahfouz.

His father and grandmothers, Edith Mahfouz and Betty Walker, preceded him in death.

Drew was a Christian who loved being outdoors, his dogs, fishing, and his family. He always hoped to have a family of his own one day.

Survivors are his mother, Melissa Gibson of Dumas; stepfather Brad Walker of Diboll, Texas; a brother, Cody Deem of McGehee; six sisters Kelsie Deem of McGehee, Chasity Aud Garrison of White Hall, Mandy Starr McIntire of Fayetteville, Amber Scheppler of Elkhart, Texas, Jennifer Gillespie of Tillar, and Emily Walker of McGehee; grandfathers, Richard Mahfouz of Dermott and Bobby Walter of Bentonville, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and seven nieces and five nephews.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 14, at 11 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Home with inurnment following in Dermott City Cemetery.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.