April 3, 1927 - December 28, 2021
ATTENTION: SERVICES HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022 Mrs. Annie Mae Nelms Burrell of Flowery Branch, formerly of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. Annie was born in the Leaf Community of White County on April 3rd, 1927 to the late James Richard Nelms and Florence Mindy Nelms. She married Henry (Bee) Burns Burrell on May 11th, 1942 and they enjoyed 42 years of a happy marriage together. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Annie was employed with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon for many years where she eventually retired. She was a great caregiver, not only to her immediate family, but also to many extended family members throughout her life. Annie was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Demorest, Georgia, and was one of the oldest living members before her passing. Annie was affectionately known as “Mema” to her grandchildren. Everyone loved her cooking; especially her biscuits, sweet potato pie, potato salad, and banana pudding. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Henry B. Burrell; Surviving are her children, son and daughter-in-law, James and Judie Burrell, of Cornelia; daughter and son-in-law, Betty Burrell Barrett and Larry Barrett, of Flowery Branch. She is also survived by her grandchildren and spouses along with great grand-children, Adam and Angie Burrell Murphy, parents of Merritt, Taylor, and Maggie of Peachtree Corners; Nathan and Amber Barrett, parents of Mattie Grace, Jaxon, and Asher of Braselton; and Jai and Brittany Barrett Means, parents of Miken, Maeleigh Kate, and Jaiden of Flowery Branch. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with Dr. Charles Holland, Mr. Doug Burrell, and Mr. Nathan Barrett officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., Friday, January 7, 2022 at the funeral home prior to the service. Due to concerns around COVID-19, the family respectfully request that social distancing be kept in mind and if you are experiencing symptoms of sickness please refrain from attending. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made in Mrs. Burrell's Memory to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.
ATTENTION: SERVICES HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022 Mrs. Annie Mae Nelms Burrell of Flowery Branch, formerly of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 28, 2021. Annie was born in the Leaf... View Obituary & Service Information
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