Former Hastings resident Jimmie Lee Burrell Jr., 53, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at CHI Health Good Samaritan, Kearney, NE from a cardiac arrest.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 29, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings, with Pastor Jerome Wilson officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Louisiana. Visitation will be 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday with family present 5-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
Jimmie was born in Monroe, LA to Jimmie Lee Burrell Sr. and Shirley Ann Burell (Williams, Baker) and was the oldest of four descended siblings from Shirley and four descended siblings from Jimmie Sr. Jimmie grew up in LeCompte, LA he loved to ride horses, fish, landscape, and sing. He attended Rapides High School. Jimmie's oldest daughter, Jessica Burrell and Kiara (Kedy) Brown were born in LA. He then moved to Nebraska in the early 1990s where he met and married Jeanna Burrell (Marquardt, Thomas); from that marriage, they had two daughters, Jena Burrell (Holmes) and Jameca Burrell. He lived in Norfolk, NE and worked as a welder for Norfolk Iron and Metal and Affiliated Foods as a picker. Jeanna and Jimmie were divorced, he then met and married Tonya Burrell (Boone) from that marriage they had a daughter Jasmine Burrell and four step-children, Charles Trotter, Taraesha Cole, William Cole, and Tamara Cole. They lived in Juniata, Omaha, Hastings, and Shelton, NE where he worked and owned Burrell Landscaping.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his grandmother, Coreen Wells; grandfather, Johnny Williams; father, Jimmie Burrell Sr.; mother, Shirley Ann Baker; daughter, Jessica Burrell; granddaughter; Baby Girl Burrell; and brother, Timothy Burrell.
Jena Burrell (Holmes)
Jameca Burrell (Luis Sanchaz)
Ondraye (Angie) Williams
Courtney (Jade) Burrell
Terance (Ashley) Burrell
Adrian (Tamara) Thomas
Many loved nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.
He was loved by so many and will forever be missed. Thank you to the Buffalo County Response team, Buffalo Sheriff first responder, Good Samaritan Hospital and Livingston Butler Funeral Home.