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.