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Memorial Service: 12 noon, Friday, March 5, 2021

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Corey Nevada Burrell, was born in 1969 at Maryview Hospital in Portsmouth, VA to Helena G. Burrell and the late Willie E. Burrell.  Corey entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, VA.

Corey graduated from Smithfield High School where his activities included playing on the Junior Varsity Basketball Team and playing trombone in the Smithfield High School Marching Band.  He continued to play trombone at Bethune Cookman College before serving in the United States Army.  Upon leaving the Army, Corey opened his first barbershop, Kutz Plus in Smithfield.  Corey’s desire to help people led him to obtain his license as a Practical Nurse.   In 1999, while working as an LPN at the Regional Jail in Sussex County, Corey met and married Sharon Jackson.  They shared a love for nursing and remained married until her transition in 2019.  Upon retiring from nursing, Corey started his own transportation company, Restoration Transportation Service, as a licensed CDL Owner Operator. 

Corey was a practical joker; always looking to make you laugh.  He loved life and tried his best to make sure you loved life too.  Corey was always there to give a hand up to those who needed him.  You could count on Corey for an encouraging word and some sound advice. He had a smile that could light up a room.  He was a man of faith, who loved his family and could be counted on to go the extra mile….and then some for a friend. 

Corey leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Lisa Burrell of Smithfield, VA; his mother, Helena Urquhart of Smithfield, VA; two daughters, Keiya Burrell of Dayton, OH and Courtney Eure of Hampton, VA; one granddaughter, Kaidence Dickerson of Dayton, OH; one grandson, Ares Madison of Hampton, VA; his brother, Dwayne Burrell of Richmond, VA; his brother-in-law, Anthony Mapp of Richmond, VA; several aunts and uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 12 Noon at Weymouth Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19, seating will be limited. Masks and social distancing will be required. The Service will live streamed through Keiya Burrell's facebook page.

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#17 Mary Burrell-Holmes 2021-03-12 17:04
Corey had such a great sense of humor. His laughter was contagious. He will be missed but never forgotten.
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#16 Wendy James-Williams 2021-03-06 23:17
My condolences is with Lisa and the Burrel family. I’m sorry to hear about Cory’s passing he will be missed I will keep you in my prayers
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#15 Regina B Jones 2021-03-06 04:14
My sincere condolences to the family of the late Corey Burrell. May God comfort you during this difficult time.
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#14 Joanne Major 2021-03-06 00:32
Continued prayers of strength and comfort. Corey was such a great guy and will truly be missed!
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#13 Towana Pittman Dorse 2021-03-05 23:51
My condolences and prayers are with the Burrell Family during this difficult time. Whenever I saw Corey, he would always say something to make me laugh. He will missed. May God continue to strengthen you daily.
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#12 Reg & Pacquita Ford 2021-03-05 16:47
Sending our condolences to the Burrell family. We were so sorry to hear of Corey’s passing.
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#11 Catrina Uzzle 2021-03-05 15:15
Sending my condolences to the family. Corey, you will be missed. I am glad to have great memories from childhood into our adulthood. Rest peacefully friend.
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#10 Shinah Lemon 2021-03-05 14:50
My heart goes out to the family during this time. Please know that my family sends our love and we are praying for you all
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#9 ADRIAN & TONI TATUM 2021-03-05 03:35
Our Deepest Sympathy to the Burrell Family. Family Reunions will not be the same without Corey. He will be sorely missed. Continuously praying!!
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#8 Andrea Allen 2021-03-04 12:51
To the Burrell Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this challenging time. May you find comfort in knowing Corey’s resting in perfect peace with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
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#7 LaShandra Fisher 2021-03-04 01:44
I'm so grateful to have known this amazing man. You could be in his presence for a few moments and feel like you've known him forever. Corey had such an amazing heart and he will truly be missed beyond measure. I'm praying for my dear sister Lisa and the family. Sending love and hugs to you all
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#6 Earl and Robin Gray 2021-03-04 01:04
We offer our sincere condolences during the loss of Corey. We were sudden by the news and will keep your family in our prayers.


Earl and Robin Gray
Memphis Tennessee
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#5 Jacqueline Todd 2021-03-02 23:28
Corey you was a family man I love when we had our last conversation you kept me laughing and you always had that beautiful smile you will be forever miss my friend RIH.
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#4 Lisa Bernd 2021-03-02 22:01
My heart was deeply saddened when I heard of Corey’s passing. My prayers and thoughts are with all of his family. Corey was such a blessing wherever he went. He truly let his light shine for Jesus. I will cherish the friendship we had over the years. He will be greatly missed. Rest in the arms of Jesus now my dear friend.
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#3 James Lane Sr. 2021-03-02 13:11
This caught me off guard, he was a great to me and my family, he was my son’s first ever barber, they only wanted Corey. You will truly be missed, he always had a word of God for me.
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#2 Cecelia G. Wilson 2021-03-02 02:52
Someone as loving, as special as Corey can never be forgotten. May his soul rest in perfect peace.
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#1 Pernell Denson 2021-03-02 00:36
Words cannot express who and what Corey was to me. Life will not be the same without you here, Rest In His Presence....I Love you Corey!!
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