She worked as the school secretary at Tillar Public Schools for seventeen years. She enjoyed singing and playing the piano, caring for her pets, reading, and cooking for her family.
Mrs. Tefteller was born in Kelso to the late Robert and Ophelia Derrick Baker.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Tefteller was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Long, and her son, Butch Long.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Tefteller of Tillar; daughters, Lorrie (Rusty) Meggs of Sheridan, Renee (Richard) Baxter of Back Gate, and Jennifer (Shawn) Simmons of Ashdown; sons, K. Scott (Tammy)Tefteller of Piperton, Tenn., R. Scott (Donna) Tefteller of Stuttgart, and Chad (Lora Lee) Tefteller of Little Rock; brother, Bobby (Gloria) Baker of Arkansas City; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4, at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, at McGehee Church of Christ with Bro. Rickey Eppes officiating. Burial will follow at Tillar Cemetery.
Arrangements by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service of McGehee.