Monette M. Marvel (97) of Effingham


Published on February 19 2013 12:24 pm

Monette M. Marvel, 97, of Effingham, went to be with her Lord Tuesday morning, February 19, 2013 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday morning, February 21, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Effingham with Rev. Drew Holloway officiating. Visitation is from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial is in Hanna Cemetery, Noble. Services are in care of Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham. Condolences may be left online at

Monette was born on August 21, 1915 in Thompsonville, IL, the daughter of Lawrence and Grace (Vincent) White. Her family moved to Gary, IN. in 1922 to find work. Monette met her husband Berlyn A. Marvel and they were married on November 8, 1934 in Hammond, IN. and he preceded her in death. For forty-six years they raised their family in Gary until leaving in 1968.

Survivors include daughter; Carmen Lee Yates of Elizabethton, TN, son; Russell (Sharon) Marvel of Effingham, 5 grandchildren; Barbara Marvel, David (Lisa) Yates, Greg Yates, Todd (Marsha) Marvel, and Jeno (partner, Kim) Marvel, 10 great-grandchildren; Kristen and Erin Martin, Jessi (Matt) Yates Rasnick, Leo Yates, Jessica Baird, Jarrett and Kara Marvel, Jackson and Jace Marvel-Morse, Noelle Morse.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Berlyn, son and daughter-in-law; James Arthur (Pauline) Marvel, grandson; Kenneth Marvel, 4 brothers; Carl, Earl, Adrian, and Lowell White, and sister; Ruth White.