HENDERSON, Ky. - Marion Rose (Rosie) Greenwell, age 81, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 6:15 PM, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Home, Evansville, IN.
Rosie was born December 30, 1931 in Henderson, Ky to William Jr. and Claudia Wilson Tanner. She worked various sales and management jobs but she truly loved being a homemaker. She was a member of the Marine Corp League Auxiliary, the VFW Post #1114 Ladies Auxiliaries and SWIRCA, and Sacred Heart Church. Mrs. Greenwell enjoyed spending her time reading, crafting, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, James "JC" Greenwell in 1988 and her parents; her brothers Billy Tanner and James Tanner, infant twin sisters Ophelia Tanner and Gardenia Tanner and grandson Robert Kellen.
Survivors include: 2 Sons: Mark Greenwell and wife Paula, Louis Greenwell and wife Denise All of Evansville, IN; 2 Brothers: Ronnie Tanner Toledo, OH, Tony Tanner Evansville, IN; 2 Sisters: Athadine Rudell Evansville, IN, Belinda Hyatt California; 5 Grandchildren: Tammy Kellen, J.P. Greenwell and wife Shari, Jason Greenwell and wife Kristi, Jordan Greenwell All of Evansville, IN; 5 Great Grandchildren: Brianna, Dakota, Kyrsten, Lily, Jack and Gemma; Nieces and Nephews.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. The family would like to thank all the caregivers at The Good Samaritan Home for their kind, compassionate care throughout her illness over the last several years.
Relatives and friends are invited to Rosie Greenwell's Life Celebration from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, July 12, 2013 and again on Saturday starting at 10:00 am until service time at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday at the funeral home with Reverend John Hilbert officiating. Burial will follow at St Louis Cemetery in Henderson, Ky.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Alzheimer's Association, 4770 Covert Avenue, Evansville, IN 44714 or the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign.
Arrangements entrusted to Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, A Life Celebration® Home, online condolences may be made at www.bentonglunt.com
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