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Jimmie Lee Burrell Jr.

July 20, 1967 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 53)


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.

    Tonya Burrell
    Jena Burrell (Holmes)
    Jameca Burrell (Luis Sanchaz)
    Kiara Brown
    Jasmine Burrell
    Ondraye (Angie) Williams 
    Courtney (Jade) Burrell
    Terance (Ashley) Burrell
    Adrian (Tamara) Thomas
    Lakaya Baker
    Ashley Thomas
    Adrina Thomas
    Micheal Warren
    Mackenzie Brown
    LuMina Sanchez
    Grandson Burrell
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.

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May 28, 2021

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

May 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

May 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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