Marvet Ballard Washington, 56, of Kilbourne, passed away at her home at 9:02 a.m., on Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was born January 11, 1963, in Springfield, to Marvin and Carol Ann (Fairow) Ballard. Marvet is survived by one daughter, Kassandra (Brad) Rickman, of Springfield; two brothers: Randy (Joyce) Ballard of Kilbourne, Duane Ballard of Kilbourne; and one sister: Donna Mae Ballard of Kilbourne. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son: Joshua Lascelles. Marvet was a member of Havana Assembly of God. She had worked for the State of Illinois, Department of Vehicle Services for the last 18 years. Prior to working for the State of Illinois, she had worked as a nurse for many years. She also provided a safe and loving home for her many cats. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, from 5 until 7 p.m., at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, December 6, 2019, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Kilbourne Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.