April 12, 2024
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Mary Ann Rayborn Leevey

1938 – 2020

Services for Mary Ann Rayborn Leevey, 81, of Alba, were held on September 19 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Alba,. Bro. Cody Rushing, Bro. Ben Leevey, and Bro. Chris Horton officiated. 

Interment followed in Colony Cemetery, Alba. Pallbearers were Marshall Noland, Ben Leevey, Cody Rushing, James Nance, Ronald Leevey Jr. and Randal Spence.

Mrs. Leevey died on September 14, 2020, at her residence in Alba. She was born November 16, 1938, in McComb, Mississippi, to John Lavelle and Wilma Lee Hoots Rayborn. On February 19, 1956, Mary Ann married Robert Dean Leevey in Liberty, Mississippi. She moved from Tyler to Rains County in 1983. She worked as a nurse’s aide and a caregiver. 

Mrs. Leevey is survived by three sons, Roy Dean Leevey of Alba, Ronald Dale Leevey and wife Janet of Alba, and Robert Douglas Leevey of Quitman; two daughters, Annabell Nance and husband James of Sulphur Springs and Amy Curry and husband Jimmy of Quitman; nine grandchildren, Shan Ward, Shanan Ferrell, Danny Leevey, Ronald Dale Leevey Jr., Benjamin Leevey, Cody Rushing, Heather Leevey, Emily Nance and Hannah Curry; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Billy Mike Rayborn and David Lavelle Rayborn; two sisters, Peggy Jean Farrell and Patsy Ann Wactor; and great-grandson, Danny Wayne Leevey, Jr.

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org.

Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.