Marie Haggarton, a resident of Fort Thomas, formerly of Chandler, entered into eternal life Monday morning, May 3, 2021, at the Mount Graham Regional Medical Center, from causes incident to age. Marie was 93.
Marie was born February 14, 1928, in Manilla, Arkansas to Arthur Carlton and Pearlie Tucker. She moved to Chandler in 1942 with her family and attended Chandler schools.
During her teen years she worked at the Chandler telephone company as an operator. She also worked at Duddings Rexall Drug store making milkshakes. In 1945 she met the love of her life, Corley Haggarton, while he was home on leave from the Navy.
After graduation Marie and Corley were married on October 11, 1947. She became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and held many callings. She was active in the Chandler Historical Society along with Corely.
She is survived by: her daughter, Carole Metcalf (Ray; son, Dwight (Shelly); 15 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren; brother, Philip Holden (Doris) of Riverside, California.
She is preceded in death by: her husband, Corley of 70 years; and their son Jon; 3 brothers, 1 sister and her parents.
Funeral services for Marie will be conducted Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 10:45 a.m., at the Bueler Mortuary, 14 W. Hulet Dr., Chandler, AZ 85225. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service, 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Online condolences may be offered at www.viningfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Bueler Mortuary and Vining Funeral Home.