Obit – Shannon R. Burrell
Funeral services for Shannon R. Burrell of Pavillion, Wyo., were at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the United Methodist Church of Riverton. Officiating was Pastor Todd Smith.
Cremation has taken place.
Ms. Burrell died at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. She was 33.
Shannon Renae Burrell was born on June 16, 1976, in Park Rapids, Minn., the daughter of Delivan Roscoe Burrell and Carol Leah (May) Burrell.
She moved to Fremont County from Granby nine years ago and worked several years as a department manager at Linton’s Big R in Riverton until suffering injuries in fall from the bed of a moving pickup last month.
Ms. Burrell graduated from Central Wyoming College in Riverton with two Associates degrees in Science.
Her family said Ms. Burrell was an avoid outdoors person who loved spending time with her family, working with horses, being involved with the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo including barrel races, and working with her daughter and her daughter’s animals getting ready for the fair.
She was a community leader for the Arapahoe 8-1/2 4-H Club, member of the Friends of the Fair, served on the royalty committee for the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo, and had won numerous awards in barrel racing.
Survivors include her daughter, Devon of Pavillion; her mother, Carol Leah Burrell of Granby; grandmother, Estella Burrell of Page, Neb.; a brother, David Burrell and his fiancee Eileen of Broomfield; sisters, Becky Burrell of Pavillion and Cindy Garner and husband Rich of Rangely; nieces, Naysa and Rachel; nephews, Del and A.J.
She was preceded in death by her father, her maternal grandmother, both grandfathers, and an infant brother.
Memorials may be made to the Shannon Burrell Benefit Fund, in care of the First Interstate Bank, PO Box 233, Riverton, WY 81501.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
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