Glenna U. Burrell, 96, of Millinocket, Maine died after a period of declining health in Spring Hill, Tennessee, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law on June 8, 2018.
She was born on June 22, 1921 in Chapman, Maine to Herbert E. and Della M. Campbell. Her family moved to Millinocket in November, 1926. She graduated from Stearns High School in Millinocket in 1939 and married Roscoe S. Burrell on April 24, 1941. They had two children, both of whom survive her: daughter, Brenda G. (Burrell) Kimball, of Millinocket and son Robert S. Burrell and his wife, Phyllis, of Spring Hill, Tennessee. She is survived by six grandchildren and their spouses: Kara Lee (Kimball) Parks and her husband Dan of Augusta, Maine, Eric Kimball and his girlfriend Paula Brown and her sons Chris and Andy of Bristol, Connecticut, Bethany (Kimball) Gerrish and her husband Ernie of Lincoln, Maine, Rob Burrell and his wife Kim of Spring Hill, Tennessee, Stephanie (Burrell) Cleary and her husband Dan of Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Amy (Burrell) Rosa and her husband Herb of Columbia, Tennessee. She also is survived by 16 great-grandchildren, Collin, Maci, Craig, Caitlin, Cassie, Hannah, Mia, Eamonn, Molly, Lucy, Jake, Éva, Phoenix, Leyden, Easton and Gibson. Surviving siblings are Basil Campbell, Phyllis Bither, and Donna (Elwin) Malone. Many nieces and nephews remember her as “My Little Auntie,” and “Gunnie.” She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, her son-in-law, Wayne Kimball, a brother Earlan Campbell, and a sister Alta Holt.
A memorial service will be held at the Spring Hill Memorial Park Funeral Home at 6 p.m. on June 25, 2018 with visitation two hours prior to the service. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Faith Baptist Church in Millinocket, Maine. Interment will be in the Millinocket Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Glenna’s memory to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607, or Willowbrook Home Health and Hospice, 235 Noah Drive, Suite 300, Franklin, TN 37064. The family thanks the Willowbrook staff for the compassionate and loving care Glenna received. The family also appreciates the kindness and respect shown by the Spring Hill Memorial Park, Funeral Home & Cremation Services staff as they handled arrangements. www.springhill-memorial.com