Tommy Burrell


Tommy Alvin Burrell, 52, of Sylva, passed away Saturday evening Sept. 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; one son, Dakota (Shaneace) Burrell of Buckhorn, Ky.; one daughter, Brittany Burrell of Arden, N.C.; two grandchildren, Ryder and Raelynn; sister, Jennifer Morgan (Jason Messer) of Waynesville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Revs. Dennis Burrell and Caleb Kelly officiating.

The family received friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial was in Parris Cemetery.