Marvis Elaine (Cooper) Steele, 63, of Roosevelt Avenue, departed this life on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield, Marvis was a daughter of Alfred Lee Cooper and Annie Adel (Brodie) Cooper; beloved wife of Charles Steele; sister of Gwendolyn Smith; cousin of Rachea Jackson-DeLoach, Rashita Deloach, Steven Childs, Alex Childs, and Gabriel Childs; aunt to Christian Smith, Sheldon Smith, Matthew Steele, Timothy Steele, and Patrick Bolston; sister-in-law of Chris Smith Sr., Cheryl Smith, Michael J. Smith, Carl (and Wanda) Steele, and Norman P. Bolston. Marvis leaves a host of other relatives in North Carolina and Georgia. She worked as a credit consultant for Credit Data Systems for many years and was the owner of Floral Fantasies. She was a former member of Third Baptist Church. The calling hour is Wednesday 10-11 a.m. at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, 1430 Carew Street, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. with burial in Hillcrest Park Cemetery
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