Teresa Pearline Mahfouz, 87, of Dermott died December 9, 2013 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village.
She was retired teacher’s aide at Dermott public schools for many of years and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in McGehee.
She was born on October 13, 1926 in Dermott and was the daughter of the late Chalil Joseph Mahfouz and Josephine Agnes Goodson.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Abraham, Albert, Tama, and Mitchell Mahfouz; five sisters, Nellie Spicer, Nieshma Mahfouz, Margaret Harkins, Mabel Williams, and Christine Haddad.
Survivors are one brother, Richard Mahfouz of Dermott, and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be at Bishop Funeral Home in Lake Village on December 10 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. with Rosary starting at 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be December 11 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Father Theophilus Okpara as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Dermott City Cemetery under the direction of Bishop Funeral Home of Lake Village.