Marvel Linn James was born October 3, 1959 in Oskaloosa, Iowa the daughter of Larry and Caroline (Padgett) James.
Marvel was raised in Harvey. She spent much of her life as an over-the-road truck driver. Marvel operated her own trucking company, F.T.W. Trucking. She was forced to retire due to health reasons a few years ago. Marvel was always available to help friends and family members. She was currently raising her granddaughter, Serena. Marvel was a fun-loving person that could light up a room with her smile and energy.
Marvel passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home at the age of 57 years.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Brenda DeVries and her mother, Caroline.
Those left to cherish Marvel's memory include her sons: Shawn and Shane; 3 grandchildren, Serena, Quaid and Cyrus; brother, Dewayne "Hop" James; sister, Selina (Jim) Agey; friend, Tina Schakel and many other family members and friends. Marvel has been cremated and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family. On line condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com.
Published on October 11, 2016