Mst Azibunnesa, wife of former education officer Abdul Ali, died of cancer at the capital's Universal Medical College and Hospital early yesterday. She was 70.
She left behind her husband, two sons and two daughters.
Azibunnesa, from Habiganj town, was founder of Tegria Jamina Government Primary School in the town.
Mother of Sharif Jamil, joint secretary of Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon, and Dr Arif Jamil, associate professor of law department at Dhaka University, Azibunnesa was buried at the Pegoria graveyard in Habiganj.