Funeral service for Mary Catherine Bunch Leverett, age 83, of Winnsboro will be held at 10:00 A.M on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at First Baptist Church – Main Sanctuary, Sulphur Springs with Bro. David Burns officiating and Dustin Cowden assisting. Interment will follow at Brashear Cemetery with Craig Buck, Daniel Romans, Ray Glenn Jordan, Mickey McCord, Terry Strickland and Ray Wilemon serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mrs. Leverett passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Autumn Winds Nursing Home, Winnsboro, TX.
Mary Catherine was born on November 16, 1936 in Direct, TX to Theo and Edith (Wilkerson) Lay. She married Ernest Bunch in Divide, Texas on December 22, 1951, he preceded her in death in 2007. She then married, Richard Leverett in Wylie, TX on May 14, 2011, he preceded her in death in 2014. Mary Catherine was a cook for school cafeteria and a member of Brashear Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Marcia Blevins of Brashear, Paula Rodriguez and husband, Roy of Brashear; son, James Bunch and wife, Vicky of Terrell; grandchildren, Ashley Freitas, Johnnie Blevins Warner, Russell Blevins, Clay Bunch, Jenny Bunch Cousins, Stuart Rodriguez, Heather Willey; thirteen great grandchildren; brother, J.T. Lay; sister, Norma Gilbreath.
Mary Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and sister, Martha Bell Qualls.