Allyson Burrill, 21, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, after a short illness. Allyson fulfilled her life's purpose and was called by God to her heavenly home. She was an Air Force ROTC cadet in her Junior year at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She held several leadership roles in her ROTC unit and was recognized as Cadet of the Year. The Air Force recognizing her potential, also selected her for pilot training after graduation and commissioning. Her lifelong goal was to serve her country and fly for the Air Force.
She is preceded in death by her twin sister, Danielle Burrill; her grandfather, Samuel Bruce; and her great grandmother, Helen Burrrill.
Survivors include her mother, Wendy Bruce of Hinesville, father and stepmother, William and Debra Burrill of Albertville, AL; a sister, 1LT Samantha Burrill of Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio; a brother, William Burrill II of Albertville, AL; loving maternal grandmother, Jeanne Bruce of Hinesville; special aunt and uncle, Joelle and Gary Garlow of North Carolina; uncle and aunt, Charles and Sudie Bruce of Coupland, TX; paternal grandfather, Owen F. Burrill of Avon, Ohio; paternal grandmother Margaret Aten; paternal aunt and uncle, Roberta and Norman Seidel of Guntersville, AL; great-aunt, Linda Burrill of New Jersey; great uncle Alan Burrill; and many cousins and loved friends.
Visitation will be from 5-8 on Wednesday, June 5 2013 at Carter Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Chapel. Funeral services will be at 1100 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Gum Branch Baptist Church with Rev David Daus officiating followed by burial in the Gum Branch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Allyson Burrill Memorial Fund, account number 41976796, at the Heritage Bank PO Box 1009 Hinesville, GA 31313.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Coastal Courier from June 3 to June 10, 2013