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Mary Ann "Bunny" Burton Leatherwood

October 11, 1933 - March 1, 2021


Mary Ann “Bunny” Burton Leatherwood, 87, of Hendersonville, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, at her residence.  Born in Akron, Ohio, Bunny was a daughter to the late Abner and Marion Henry Burton.  Bunny was also preceded in death by her son, Garry Burton Leatherwood, and daughter Melinda Gail Leatherwood.

Bunny was a member of the Jaycettes and coordinated the Miss Hendersonville Pageant for several years.  Bunny was a front desk manager with the Skyland Hotel and the Kanuga Conference Center.  Bunny also was a coach for local cheerleaders and was of the Baptist faith.

Bunny is survived by her loving husband, of 59 years, John Leatherwood Jr.; daughter Carry Lynn Leatherwood Cox and husband Kip of Hendersonville; son, John Leatherwood III of Hendersonville; half-brothers Gary Brown of Pennsylvania, and Douglas Brown of Nevada; and half-sister Nancy Brown Marriott of Washington.

Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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