Mary Kathryn Reighney
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Funeral Services for Mary Kathryn Reighney, 62, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Monroe, LA with Rev. John Mabry officiating. Interment will follow in the Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA.
Mary was born on July 1, 1950 in Monroe, LA and died on July 25, 2012 in West Monroe, LA. She was a devoted Christian and was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday School and also Bible Studies. Mary was a teacher at Alexandria Senior High School and also West Monroe High School, retiring in 2005 after 33 years of teaching. However she could not stay away from her love of teaching for long and soon began to mentor students in the teaching program at ULM. She even had the opportunity to mentor several of her former students. Teaching was her life.
She was affectionately known by her nieces as "MayMay", and is preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Agnes Reighney; grandparents, J. M. and Pearl Reighney and Troy and Aline Beaird and her cousin, Vickie Voda.
Survivors include her sister, Susan Reighney Harwood and husband, Bob; three nieces, Whitney Harwood Allen and husband, Nick, Krystal Harwood Cottrell and husband, Jeremy and Victoria Harwood and Fiancé, Seth Hamby; great nephew, Jeremy Cottrell Jr.; great niece, April Cottrell; uncle and aunt, Carl and Melba Voda; cousins, Tom Reighney, Jenny Reighney, and David Voda; along with a host of her teaching friends and her church family.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday at Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA.
Memorials may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church in Monroe, LA or the Jason Paul Cameron Foundation, www.jpcfoundation.com
Online registry/ condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
Published in The News Star on July 27, 2012