Created August 27, 2018
This eternal flame burns forever
in remembrance of Fadlallah Hassen (F.H.) Taweel
October 18, 1936 - April 9, 2021
Fadlallah Hassen "F.H." Taweel, 83, of Smackover passed away
peacefully on Friday, April 9, 2021 due to complications from Alzheimer's
F.H. was born in Syria on October 18, 1937 and immigrated to the United
States as a teenager. He was adopted by his uncle and aunt, Smoin
"Charley" and Lola Miller Taweel.He is a 1956 graduate of Smackover
high school and earned his bachelor's degree in education from Louisiana
Tech University in 1960.He later would earn a master of arts in teaching
degree from Tulane University.
F.H. was a career teacher and taught for 32 years in the Homer, LA,
Smackover, and El Dorado school districts.His legacy as an educator
lives on in the lives of the thousands of students he taught throughout his
career.He retired from teaching in 1992 and began a second career as
an associate at Walmart in El Dorado until his retirement in 2002.
F.H. was an avid camper and was a member of the Derrick City Sams
Chapter of the Good Sam Camping Club in which he was a life member.
He also enjoyed carpentry, handyman projects, gardening, socializing
with friends and family, and raising his sons Omar and Jerome.
F.H. was a Christian and a lifelong member of Smackover First Baptist
Church.In his own words he once said,
"when I die, don't cry for me - that's celebration time for me!"
F.H. leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Linda Taweel, his sons Omar
(Katrenia) and Jerome, stepsons Adam (Theresa) and Charles Chandler,
step grandchildren Josh Rodgers, Justin Bricklen, Ryan, Derin, Handley,
and Chancie Chandler, and his beloved labrador retriever "Cookie".
The family will receive guests at Perry Funeral Home in El Dorado on
Thursday, April 15 from 1:00 - 2:00 with graveside services following at
2:30 at the Smackover Cemetery.Due to the continuing threat of COVID-
19, please follow the CDC established procedures by wearing a mask and
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Lifetouch
Hospice in El Dorado or the Alzheimer's Association.
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rests.
by The Arkansas Good Sams
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