Francis Gerald Greenwell

Francis Gerald Greenwell “Jerry”, 83, of Vine Grove, KY, died Thursday, October 7, 2021, at his home.

Jerry was born in New Haven, KY, on January 6, 1938 to Bernard H. and Nettie Greenwell. He retired from a career in the US Air Force as a Computer Equipment, Teletype Operator. He also worked in Civil Service at Fort Knox, KY for 21 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Bernard H. and Nettie Greenwell; wife, Sandra Jean; two sons, Frank Greenwell and Steven Greenwell; three sisters, Lois Jean Zipoli, Theresa Marie Greenwell and Mary Elizabeth Greenwell; and a brother, 1st Lieutenant Joseph Edward Greenwell.

His survivors include four children, Tracy Ponder (Bart) of Radcliff, KY, Richard Greenwell (Tina) of Azle, TX, Danny Greenwell (Valerie) of Vine Grove, KY and Becky Lanham (Tom) of Lebanon Junction, KY; a daughter-in-law, Stacy Greenwell of Ocala, FL; three sisters, Mary Prudhomme DeLodder of Cape Coral, FL, Rose Grenier of Vine Grove, KY and Judy Schilling of Ft. Mitchell, KY; four brothers, Dr. Bernard D. Greenwell (Frances) of Elizabethtown, KY, James R. Greenwell (Hilda) of Vine Grove, KY, Joseph P. Greenwell of Radcliff, KY and John F. Greenwell (Betty Jo) of Cape Coral, FL; 15 grandchildren; and 26 great grandchildren.

The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at St. Martin Of Tours in Flaherty, KY with Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial with military honors will be in St. Martin Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff, KY. Mask suggested.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Contact info:

Tracy Ponder

1233 N. Logsdon Parkway

Radcliff, KY 40160

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