Former Hastings resident Jimmie Lee Burrell Jr., 53, passed away Thursday, May 20,
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. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
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
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.
Wife: Tonya Burrell
Daughters: Jena Burrell (Holmes)
Jameca Burrell (Luis Sanchaz)
Brothers: Ondraye (Angie) Williams
Courtney (Jade) Burrell
Terance (Ashley) Burrell
Adrian (Tamara) Thomas
Sisters: Lakaya Baker
Grandchildren: Micheal Warren
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.