Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel

2115 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN


Joyce Marie Harwell

September 25, 1935May 7, 2020

Joyce Marie Harwell, 84, of Evansville, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the Good Samarian Home. She was born on Wednesday, September 25, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee to Harwell and Sarah (Holley) Jones.

She was a cook for St. Mary’s Hospital, the State Hospital, the University of Evansville, and Fairlawn Elementary School. Joyce enjoyed cooking, reading, and taking care of her dog JJ.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter A. Harwell; and son, Edward Lee Harwell.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Harwell, James Harwell (Sue), William Harwell, and Robert Harwell (Brandy); and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Alexander East Chapel with Larry Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchman’s Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3284.


  • Michael Harwell, Son
  • James Harwell (Sue Harwell), Son
  • William Harwell, Son
  • Robert Harwell (Brandy Harwell), Son
  • Walter A. Harwell, Husband (deceased)
  • Edward Lee Harwell, Son (deceased)
  • Harwell Jones, Father (deceased)
  • Sarah (Holley) Jones, Mother (deceased)
  • Joyce also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild to cherish her memory.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 9, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, May 9, 2020

  • Burial

    Saturday, May 9, 2020


Joyce Marie Harwell

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Kathy Short (Kenney)

May 8, 2020

Marie was like the neighborhood mom growing up. She was always the one that you could always sit out on the front porch swing with and just talk she really didn't care that we were just kids she loved us all and we all loved her.
Love Kathy Short


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