Burell Lee Shipman

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Burell Lee Shipman, 88, of Poteau, OK passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in Tulsa, OK. Burell was born October 11, 1932 in Summerfield, OK to John & Maude (Hall) Shipman. He was a mechanic, a greyhound bus driver and served as a deputy sheriff. Burell was a veteran of the US Air Force where he served as a nurse.

Burell loved to fish, read western books, travel and camp. He was a Mason. He grew up on a farm during the Depression and knew ‘the value of a dollar’, His favorite scripture was John 3:16. He could be described as a “Jack of All Trades & Master of None”. He has been described as a strict father but “his bark was worse than his bite”. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Billye & Mary Jean; brother, M.K. & wife Bits.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Brown-Shipman; his daughters, Darla & Dana; sons, David & wife Gail, Chad & wife Tanis; grandchildren, Kristi, Jennifer, KayAnn, Matt Candace, Darce, Wesley, Lance & Chris; several great grandchildren; nieces, Pam, Debbie, Wanda; nephews, Ralph, Gerald, Lindsey, Paul & Chuck; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Summerfield Cemetery Pavilion with Jim Cook officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com

The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK

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