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HAFT Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com Marian Grace Drake Haft, 86, died Sunday, June 16th, 2013 on Fathers Day, just in time to be with her father who she loved so very much. Marian was a beautiful, sweet, incredibly smart soul and those who had the privilege of knowing her can be counted very blessed. She's been ready to be with Jesus for years and her family is at peace knowing she's finally with Him. Marian was born September 8, 1926 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Drake. She graduated near the top of her class at the University of Tennessee. Marian taught 30 years as an elementary school teacher at the Signal Mountain Elementary, San Pablo Elementary and Seabreeze Elementary, where she undoubtedly changed the lives of hundreds of children for the better as she taught them in their early years. Marian is survived by 2 children: Bill Haft Jr. and his wife Alice Reed M.D. of Jacksonville Beach, Fl and Stephanie McKelvey and husband Terry of Charleston, South Carolina. Marian is also survived by 4 grandchildren: Veronica Haft Powers of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl; Lauren Haft Christian of Ramstein, Germany; TJ McKelvey of Columbia South Carolina and Erika McKelvey of Charleston, South Carolina. The memorial service will be held at Church of the Redeemer (Anglican) on July 7th, at 12:30PM. The family would be delighted for you to join them in remembrance of Marian Haft for the memorial service and/or church and communion starting at 10:30AM, 4815 Executive Park Court, Jacksonville, FL 32216 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John s Academy- http://www.stjohnsacademy.com/ 1533 Wildwood Drive St. Augustine, Florida 32086

Published in the Florida Times-Union on June 30, 2013
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