Janis Arthelia Greenwell, age 90, of Casey, IL passed away at 4:38 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Heartland Nursing and Rehabilitation, Casey, IL. She was born December 19, 1930 in Mendota, IL, the daughter of Rev. Fred Raymond Carlen and Opal May Andrews Carlen. On December 10, 1949 she married Don Lavern Greenwell in Casey, IL; he passed away on July 9, 2003.
Survivors include her sons, Andy Greenwell (Tina Creguer) of Plymouth, MI; Adrian Greenwell (Donna) of Casey, IL and Allison Greenwell of Effingham, IL; granddaughters, Whitney Biggs (Blake) of Bloomington, IL and Emilee Compton (Keith) of Cincinnati, OH; sisters, LaDora Carlen of Casey, IL and Sharon Carlen of Casey, IL; nephews, nieces and her Church family. She was preceded by her parents, stepmother, Esther Naomi Carlen; husband, Don Greenwell; daughter, Angela Greenwell and brothers, Raymond Carlen and Roland Carlen and sister, Loreda Malcom.
Janis was a 1948 graduate of Casey High School. She was a homemaker; raising and caring for her family were her utmost priority. Janis was faithful member of Casey White Oak Church of God where she was a member of the Ladies W.C.S.C.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Greenwell Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Inman officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgelawn Cemetery, Martinsville, IL. Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service at Greenwell Funeral Home, 30 N. Washington St., Martinsville, IL. Per CDC Guidelines, if you have not been fully vaccinated, face masks are required. Please also maintain social distancing.
Memorial donation may be made to Casey White Oak Church of God Building Fund, 3305 E 1000th Rd., Casey, IL 62420 or Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 207 S. Prospect Rd., Suite 1, Bloomington, IL 61704.
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