A Mass of Christian burial for longtime McClave resident formerly of Lamar, Eunice Leaverton will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Henry Wertin as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the Mass at the church with Rita Ybarra reciting. Interment will follow at the McClave Cemetery.
Visitation for Eunice will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 1:00PM until 5:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.
Eunice was born on February 5, 1925 at Houma, Louisiana to Charles and Aimee’ Billiot and passed away on December 9, 2017 at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta, Colorado at the age of 92.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Leaverton, daughter, Linda Zicko, her parents, and her siblings, Eula Trosclaire and Mitchell Billiot.
Eunice is survived by her four children, Ann (Lynden) Gill of McClave, Gus (Hoa) Rawls of Houston, TX, Deborah (Paul) Wolters of Clearwater, FL and Chris Rawls of Charleston, SC, nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Jim (Gail) Billiot, Bill (Gloria) Billiot all of Houma, LA , Herbert Billiot, Charles Billiot of Houma, LA and Theresa (Mike) O’Roarke of Covina, CA as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Daughters of America at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and/or McClave United Methodist Church either direct or in care of the funeral home office.
Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.