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Virginia Burrus

Mary Lee Powell Burrus

April 13, 1935 - October 13, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Mary Lee Powell Burrus. Collecting your stories, photos, and memories here will offer us great comfort. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Mary Lee Powell Burrus, 1935-2020 Born on April 13, 1935, in McKinney, Texas, Mary Lee Powell Burrus (known as “Lou” to her family) was the daughter of Mary Joyce Hurt Powell and Clifton Lee Powell, and the older sister of Richard Michael (“Joe”) Powell. Raised in McKinney’s mill village in the embrace of a tight-knit extended family of grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, she was particularly close to her maternal grandmother,...  see more
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  • Ken Chin
    When I attended Covenant, Mary Lee was always gracious and welcoming. I remember she attended my dad's funeral, even though she had never met my family. The memorial service for Mary Lee was beautiful and inspiring, a fitting tribute to a life well...  more
  • Fran Avera
    Mary Lee donated her beautiful piano to Covenant in 2017. The beauty and joy this instrument brings to us is a fitting symbol for her life which enriched this church for so many years..