Joseph Glenn Greenwell, 69 of 518 Suffolk Drive, died on Sept.18, 2005 at Owensboro Medical Health System. He was born on May 14, 1936 in Curdsville to the late Clement T. Greenville, Sr. and Elsie O'Bryan Greenville; also preceded in death by his first wife, Jacquelyne O'Bryan Greenwell, 1962; second wife, Patricia Ann Calhoun Greenwell, 2003; two brothers, William E. Otto and EugeneHankGreenwell. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, KC#6101, USWA Local 4959, AAA, His Home Group 22nd Street. He was very loving and caring and was a driving force in Alcoholics Anonymous. He celebrated his 16years of sobriety, March 12, 2005. He loved gardening and bar-b-queing. Surviving are his wife, Betty Hatfield Greenwell; three sons, William P. Greenwell and his wife, Gisela of Owensboro, David A. Greenwell of Denver, Col., Todd Greenwell and his wife, Donna of Owensboro; two step-sons; Billy Hatfield and his wife, Charlotte of Stanley, Teddy Hatfield and his wife, Altha of Greenville, NC.; two daughters, Glenna J. Greenwell of Owensboro, Tracy Hayden and her husband, Jeff of Owensboro; step-daughter, Patricia Mullen and her husband, Hugh of Stanley; grandchildren, Samantha and Megan Greenwell, Ryan, Lauren, Blake Hayden, Katie and Olivia Greenwell, Miranda and Rachel Greenwell; step-grandchildren, BJ, Ethan, Laura Hatfield, Amber, Josh Hatfield, Bryant and Will Mullen; two brother, ClementTinkGreenwell and his wife, Ruby of Frankfort, LarryBuckyGreenwell and his wife, Vickie of Utica; three sisters, Edna Hefron of Newburyport, Ma., Rita Ridgway of Nicholsville, Claudia Thurman and her husband, Charlie of Sonora; sister-in-law, Connie Greenwell of Owensboro; several nieces and nephews.

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  1. I remember the great summer of 1975 and Joe coaching our baseball team…as a kid and Joe always there to help cook at the Lourdes picnic…I’m glad I got to spend some time with Joe a couple of years ago while on a family vacation…I will always have fo

  2. Samantha and Megan I am sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather. Know that you and your family are in my prayers.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time of sorrow. Joe, Earlene, Teresa, Michael & Teresa L., and Ashley

  4. Glenna I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad.It was a shock to me,but You and Your family are in my prayers.
    Pat Richards

  5. Dear Glenna,Billy and the rest of Joe’s family, I am very saddened to learn of the loss of Joe. He was a great union man, as well as a man who cared so much for those who needed help and guidance in this world today. He will be sorely missed by so many.

  6. i would like to express my condolence to the family of joe,i worked with him at green river steel, he was a great careing person, i regret that i am unable to attend, but u have my prayers

  7. Glenna,
    We are so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My dad emailed me the obit to let me know, he knows I dont read the paper. Anyway, you are in our thoughts and prayers! It is 7:30pm and I just got dad’s email so i cant make the visitation. I am so

  8. So sorry to hear of your loss. He always made it a point to talk to me at church.He would punch me when he was going to communion and then shake my hand. I will surely miss him and that gesture. I still have difficulty going to Haley McGinnis, sorry I did

  9. Billy, I will really miss my Owensboro connection. Joe gave me alot of rides in ’89 when we were both new to the fellowship. He’s helped thousands and will live on in the meetings.

  10. Glenna – We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. We didn’t hear of his passing until today. We will be thinking of you and keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

    Frankie & Alisa Harper

  11. Dear Greenwell and Mullen families,
    We at SMNA wish to express our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Joe.
    Love Tammy and Vicky

  12. Tracy,
    We are so sorry for your loss.
    Our prayers are with your family.

    Cliff, Suzanne, Sarah, Morgan and Nicholas Russell

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