Mary Lee (Powell) Greenwood

Mary Lee (Powell) Greenwood, 71, passed away
on Saturday, June 8th, in Sarasota,
Florida after a nine-month battle with
pancreatic cancer.
Mary Lee was involved in banking
in Oldham County for over 30 years,
before moving to Northern Kentucky
in 2003. She was a graduate of
the Kentucky School of Banking,
Kentucky Bank Management Institute
Loan Officer School and PNC Bank's
Small Business Lending School. Her last position
before her retirement in April 2012 was as
Vice President/Senior Lender/Compliance Officer
at Farmers National Bank in Walton. Although
she held positions with large regional banks during
her career, she was a strong advocate of community
banking and returned to it when the opportunity
Mary Lee was a charter member and past president
of the South Oldham County Rotary Club, the
first chairperson of the Oldham County Tourist and
Convention Commission, past president of Financial
Women International/Louisville Group and a former
member of the Oldham County Chamber of
Commerce. In addition to serving on the boards
of many local organizations and charities, she was
the first woman to serve on the board of directors
of the South Oldham Fire Department in their 50+
year history. In 1995, she was the recipient of the
first Oldham County Business and Professional
Women's Woman of Achievement Award. She also
served as director of the Oldham County Historical
Society and the Crestwood Merchants Association,
and was co-chair of the Oldham Metro United Way
campaign. She was a member of Crestwood United
Methodist Church.
Mary Lee is survived by her sons Donald (April)
of Sarasota, Florida; and Glen (Suzanne) of Fort
Myers, Florida; four grandchildren: Jackson and
Emily Greenwood of Sarasota; Joseph of Fort Myers;
and Nicholas Vescio of Cookeville, Tennessee; a
sister, Laverne Kelly of Midland, TX; many loving
nieces and nephews; dear friends Claudette
(Greenwood) and Ron Logsdon; and her loving
friend, caregiver and former husband, Kenneth L.
Greenwood. She was preceded in death by her parents,
Ruth and Ben Powell, and her brother, Harold.
Services will be held Friday at 10am at Stoess
Funeral Home with burial at Floydsburg Cemetery.
Visitation will take place on Thursday from 3pm
until 8pm at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
Ben Fuller, Shane Gilmet, Nicholas Vescio, Jackson
Greenwood, Mark Aulick and Jed Deters. Honorary
pallbearers are Richard Chadwell, Russell Palmgren,
Joe Stoess, Marvin Stoess, Ron Logsdon, Ed Howell,
Dennis Deibel, Jerry McMahan, Dennis McNulty
and John Hendrickson.
Memorial contributions can be made to various
local charities. See for
a list of suggestions.

Funeral Home

Stoess Funeral Home
6534 West Highway 22 Crestwood, KY 40014
(502) 241-9421
Published in The Oldham Era on June 13, 2013