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Clarence Ray Burrell, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1922
Jackson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 2006
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Asheville - Clarence Ray Burrell Sr., 84,

passed away Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at his residence.

He was born July 28, 1922, in Jackson County to the late James Edward and Essie Payne Burrell. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Truelbe B. Hightower and Otelia L. Burrell; brothers, Ralph Curtis Burrell Sr., James Oliver Burrell and Verlin Burrell.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Hazel P. Burrell of the home, three daughters, Ronnetta B. Trantham and husband, James, of Asheville, Jeannetta B. Flowers and husband, Charlie, of South Carolina, and Brenda B. Case and husband, Henry, of Candler; son, Ray Burrell and wife, Martha, of Mars Hill; brothers, Glenn E. Burrell and wife, Leona, and Jay Burrell; six grandchildren, Ray and Chad Trantham, J.R. and Brent Case, Wendy Parker and Ray Lopez Burrell; nine greatgrandchildren, five stepgreat-grandchildren, one step-great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Burrell was a World War II veteran and served in Brazil. He retired from Home Insulation after 32 years. He enjoyed repairing watches, hunting and just walking in the woods.

The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Robert E. Harris officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of Faith at Forest Lawn.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Candler, is assisting the Burrell family.

Published: 2006-09-30

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hazel Penland Burrell (1925 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Candler
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
Record added: Sep 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15940143
Clarence Ray Burrell, Sr
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Nobody can fill those shoes!thank you for giving this generation the freedom we graciously enjoy.Forever we will remember!!
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 2, 2012
Thank you for serving our great country. No Veteran shall ever be forgotten. May you rest in Peace.
- Poppy
 Added: Jul. 7, 2011

- JoAnn Welch Coon
 Added: Sep. 30, 2006
 
 
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