Norma Jean Marvel, 80 years and 13 days, of Mt. Vernon, died 10:28 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Sunday, June 10, 1934, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Bert and Aline (Sandy) York. She married Raymond LeRoy “Lucky LeRoy” Marvel on Monday, June 25, 1951, in Union City, Tenn. He preceded her in death on Monday, Jan. 12, 2004.
Norma was a member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by son, O. LeRoy Marvel and wife Sammi of Liberty, Mo.; daughter, Lawana Leann Marvel of Holly Hills, Fla.; five grandchildren, Michael Marvel of Liberty, Mo., Taylor Marvel of Columbia, Mo., Barry Malear of Florida, Jason Greer of Liberty, Mo. and Amanda Heitman and husband Elliot of Smithville, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren; two nieces, Teresa McIlrath and husband Jim of Opdyke and Lisa Roberson of Mt. Vernon; one nephew, Steve Deitz and wife Peggy of Keenes; special sister-in-law and friend, Judy Shurtz of Mt. Vernon; special brother-in-law, Bob Deitz of Mt. Vernon; and several additional brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one sister, Sharon Deitz.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. John Ashby and the Rev. Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.