It Takes a Family to Comfort a Family
JoAnn Burrell, 79, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Riverside Hospital. She was a native and resident of Newport News.
JoAnn was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Coffey, father, George Mowry, and life-long partner-Dale Beck. She is survived by her son, Larry Burrell, and his wife, Tracy; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Donald Mowry and Brain Mowry; one niece, one nephew, and close friend, Becky Sheets.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Baptist Church, with a funeral service following at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be at Peninsula Memorial Park. Facial masks and social distancing will be required.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.