Obituary for Elizabeth Bursell

    • Name: Elizabeth Bursell
    • Home Town: Winnabow
    • Date of Death: 12/26/2017
    • Birth Place: Wilmington, NC
    • Birth Date: 07/28/1978
    • Service Date: 01/03/2018 at 11:00 AM
    • Interment: Brunswick Funeral Service Southport Chapel

    Elizabeth Leah Simmons Bursell, 39, of Winnabow, NC died December 26, 2017.

    She was born in Wilmington, NC on July 28, 1978 a daughter of Charles Simmons of Supply, NC and Julie Clemmer of Bolivia, NC. She was an avid horse lover as well as all other animals.

    In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband, Mike Bursell and her second mother Lisa P. Simmons; daughters, Lorena Grace Bursell, age 19, Theresa Nicole Bursell, age 16 and Alicia Danielle Bursell, age 9 all of Winnabow, NC; brother, Charles Aaron Simmons (Stephanie) of Oak Island; sister, Stacey Pye Effrein (Greg) of Austin, TX; special half-sister, Virginia  and half-brother, Zeke and their parents, Rodney and Cindy; special brother-in-law, Donnie Kenny (Connie); special sister, Jillian Bishop; special sister-in-law Angie Gideon; maternal grandmother, Linda Clemmer and uncle, Christopher Clemmer; and nephew, GradyEffrein.

    A celebration of life will be conducted at 11:00 am, Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the Brunswick Funeral Service, Southport/Oak Island Chapel.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Southport/Oak Island Chapel.

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