Mary Catherine Bunch Leverett

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Mary Catherine Bunch Leverett

A funeral service for Mary Catherine Bunch Leverett, 83, of Winnsboro will be held at 10 a.m. 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 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Leverett passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Autumn Winds Nursing Home, Winnsboro, Texas.

Mary Catherine was born Nov. 16, 1936 in Direct, Texas to Theo and Edith (Wilkerson) Lay.  She married Ernest Bunch in Divide, Texas on Dec. 22, 1951; he preceded her in death in 2007.  She then married Richard Leverett in Wylie, Texas 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, and 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 and Heather Willey; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, J.T. Lay; and sister, Norma Gilbreath.

Mary Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and sister, Martha Bell Qualls.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at