Mary Beth Elizabeth McDuff, 77, of Port Neches, passed away Jan. 28, in Port Arthur.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, Jan. 31, at First United Methodist Church in Port Neches. Officiating will be Dr. Wesley Welborn. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm.

Born in Jasper, Nov. 20, 1938, she was the daughter of Duvall Futch and Marie Lanier. Mary Beth was a teacher and principal for West Orange-Stark ISD and an educator for over 25 years where she retired from teaching and went into the ministry. She was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Port Neches where she taught Sunday school and was a member United Methodist Women. She enjoyed knitting, bass fishing, and reading.

Mary Beth was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her children, Michael McDuff and wife Tammy, of Orange and Richard McDuff, of Vidor; grandchildren, Melinda Thibodeaux and husband James, Jade Carter and husband John, Jesika McDuff, Michael McDuff and wife Patricia, Jared McDuff and Lindsey McDuff; one great-grandchild; sister, Martha Palmer and husband Monty, of Port Neches; nieces, Beth Mondey and husband Faris, of League City and Diane Johnson and husband Errol, of Port Neches, along with many other great-nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be John Carter, Jamie Corht, Doug Husen, Errol Johnson, Faris Mondey, and James Thibodeaux.