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Tuesday September 14th, 2021
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Wednesday September 15th, 2021
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Tommy Alvin Burrell

Tommy Alvin Burrell, 52, of Sylva, passed away Saturday evening September 11, 2021. A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County he was the son of the late Alvin and Lillian Burrell.

Tommy loved to go bowling, playing softball and just spending time with his family and friends. 

He is survived by his Mom and Dad; Johnny and Wanda Burrell of Sylva

Wife - Jackie Burrell

1 Son- Dakota (Shaneace) Burrell of Buckhorn, KY

1 Daughter- Brittany Burrell of Arden, NC

2 Grandchildren- Ryder and Raelynn

Sister- Jennifer Morgan (Jason Messer) of Waynesville

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday September 15, 2021 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Revs. Dennis Burrell and Caleb Kelly officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parris Cemetery.

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Ive know tommy since I was knee high to a grass hopper. He always loved me like his own! Im really going to miss him..

Angel Thomasson Sep 16 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I worked with Tommy when he was the manager at Thunder Lanes. I am saddened by his passing....52 is so young.

Heather Maples Sep 14 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Tommy Burrell

Heather Maples Sep 14 2021 12:00 AM

My condolences to family and friends! God Bless! Jimmy Ashe

Jimmy Ashe Sep 14 2021 12:00 AM

Praying for Tommy's family

Shirley Ensley Sep 13 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Tommy Burrell

Shirley Ensley Sep 13 2021 12:00 AM

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