Ella “May” Leverett

Ella “May” Leverett
May 1, 1927 – April 7, 2017
BOWIE – Ella “May” Leverett,89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 7, 2017.
A visitation was from 6-7 p.m. April 11 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. April 12 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Antwine officiating. Interment will be at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Doug Hooper, Ryan Hooper, David Carrie, Reece Berry and Hayden Berry.
May was born May 1, 1927 to Dennis Walker Dudley and Lola Bernice Harlow Dudley in Richmond, VA.
She attended John Marshall High School in Richmond. There she met the love of her life Calvin Lee Leverett while he was stationed there with the Navy. On Nov. 1, 1943 they were married in Walter, OK. Their union lasted 62 years. In later years they made their home in Bowie and enjoyed fellowship at Eastside Baptist church of Bowie.
May was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, crafts and her grandchildren and she had a mischievous sense of humor.
She is preceded in death by her father and mother; one brother D.W. Dudley; husband Calvin; son Dennis Keith and daughter Bari Lynn.
She is survived by her children, Pat Wagner, Runaway Bay, Penny Currie and husband Robert, Belaire, Dwayne Leverett and wife Michelle, Wichita Falls, and Brenda Hooper and husband Douglas, Midland; brother, William Dudley and wife Teresa, Merida, Mexico; nine grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren; and numerous friends.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to State of Texas Music and Memory Program at Stanton Nursing P.O. Box 400, Stanton, TX 79782.
Special thanks to Melissa Gerlach for her unwavering dedication and friendship to our mother, also special thanks to Independence Hall in Bowie and Stanton Nursing and Rehab, Stanton.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.
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