Charles C. Burrell

November 10, 1934 - May 18, 2015
Charles C. Burrell

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Charles C. Burrell, 80, of Hendersonville, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, was promoted to glory on May 18, 2015, from Carolina Village Medical Center after a brief illness. He was a son of the late Grover C. and Arrilee Anders Burrell. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy R. and Robert W. Burrell and two sisters, Nina B. Pace and Pauline B. McAbee.

Charles was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and was educated at Flat Rock High School. He served in the United States Army as a radio repairman in Italy. He always loved the out-of-doors and was a well-known nurseryman and landscaper in Hendersonville, and later an avid golfer. Charles was an active member of Mud Creek Baptist Church. After his retirement, he and his wife resided at Carolina Village in Hendersonville.

Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Yvonne King Burrell; two sons, Charles Russell Burrell and wife Elizabeth of Hendersonville, and D.L. Burrell and wife Jennifer of Tucker, Georgia; a brother, Fred D. Burrell; two sisters, Carolyn B. Stepp and June B. Pace; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

The funeral service will be held at Mud Creek Baptist Church at 2 pm on Friday, May 22. The Reverends Greg Mathis and Christopher Roberts will officiate. Private interment will take place at Shepherd Memorial Park. A visitation will be held at Mud Creek on Thursday, May 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mud Creek Baptist Church, 403 Rutledge Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


Friday, May 22, 2015
12:00 AM

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Hendersonville, NC 28739

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  • May 20, 2015
    Alton Connor says:
    Dear Yvonne and family ~ I am so sorry to hear of Charles' Homegoing to be with our Lord, but I rejoice in knowing that all of his pain and suffering are over and that he is at Home in the presence of our Lord, and we have that wonderful assurance that we will see him again one day - never to be separated ever again! Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you walk thru this time of temporary separation! You and Charles have always held a very special place in my heart and I am so very thankful that the Lord allowed our paths to cross on this earth and to be able to share the wonderful Christian love and friendship we have shared all these many years! What a blessing you both will always be to me!!! With my Love, Prayers and Deepest Sympathy ~ Alton

  • May 20, 2015
    Joel and Elaine Reed says:
    Yvonne and Family, Elaine and I offer out heartfelt condolences in the loss of Charles. We intend to be there for the services on Friday. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • May 20, 2015
    Dear Yvonne says:
    We will miss the seemingly always present smile of Charles and although knowing him only for a short while, it seemed evident to us that he was a man of tremendous character and love for others. Our Prayers are with you during this difficult period. Gene and Mary Ann

  • May 20, 2015
    John and Donna Crawford says:
    To the Family, Charles ran a wonderful Hendersonville Nursery business successfully for a long time. Yvonne, we know this is a tough time for you. You helped both of us a number of times through the years.

  • May 20, 2015
    Diane Stepp Pace says:
    Yvonne, Charles was such a sweet man, I remember how good you both were to me as a little girl, taking me to church with you. You both have always held a SPECIAL place in my heart. With Love and Sympathy Diane Pace