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“Arlene,We am so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers once again. All our love, Jan & Wayne Yonning ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Me & Mrs Wayne Yonning Yonning - VA

“Jimmy was a good friend to my family he was a good person we will miss you ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: junior hamm - white sulphur spgs, WV

“I met Jimmy when we were 15 and we had an unbreakable bond between the two of us. He was so very special to me. Each time I saw him it was as...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Lou (Hamm) Hall - VA

“Thinking of Jimmy and his family. I regret not seeing him for many years. I know he was a good man. Much sorrow. Your cousin, Sadie Ann ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sadie Ann Henson Ambrose

“Jimmy was a good cousin. Prayers and blessings to his lflamily ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Larry Harless - stedman, NC


James William "Jimmy" Burrell, 68, died Wednesday January 10, 2018, in Hopewell VA after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Burrell was born May 7, 1949, in Greenbrier County, WV, to the late Robert Lee and Ella Elizabeth Henson Burrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Lee Burrell and a brother-in-law, Buford Bennett. "Jimmy" was a former member of the Virginia National Guard. He also retired in 2009 as a brakeman/conductor with CSX Railroad after 30 years of service where he was a brakeman/conductor. Surviving are his daughter, Stephanie Paytas, of Charleston, WV; his brother, Robert Burrell of Covington; his sister, Arlene Bennett, of Hopewell and several nieces and nephews and many great friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Ave in Hopewell for a brief viewing from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a procession from the funeral home to Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens where a graveside service and final rest will occur in the mausoleum.

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Memorial Funeral Home
214 N 6th Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
Tel. (804) 458-6377

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