Marla Kaye Sovereign, 45, of Shawnee, passed away Aug. 2, 2019.

Marla Kaye Sovereign, 45, of Shawnee, passed away Aug. 2, 2019.

She was born March 26, 1974, in Portland, Oregon, to Gordon and Sharon Sovereign, moving to Shawnee at the age of 2.

Marla was a loving daughter, sister and aunt. She loved to read and write, with multiple novels near publication.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Sharon Sovereign; brother and sister-in-law, Eric and Kelly Sovereign; and two nephews: Christian and Hayden Sovereign.

She was preceded in death by her father, Gordon Sovereign.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, at Resthaven Funeral Home.