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Tessie Arlene Temple

December 30, 1964 — April 8, 2023

Tessie Arlene Temple, 58, passed away on 8, April, 2023 at summit healthcare in Show Low, Arizona. She was born on December 30, 1964 in Socorro, New Mexico to Henry Morris and Iva Romine.

Tessie Arlene Temple grew up in Texas. She went to school and graduated with honors. She also went to an online college to further her education for teaching and later on decided to to change her field being a counselor. She also loved to go on adventures and meet new people along the way.

Tessie married Allen Temple in 1983 in Mesa, Arizona. They were happily married 40 years.
Tessie was a member of church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints. She enjoyed adventures, and fishing, and family history.

Tessie was precedes in death by Iva Candelaria (mother) Henry Morris (father) Anselmo Candelaria Sr. (stepfather) Laura Sue Kessinger (stepmother) Juanita Kay (sister).

Tessie is survived by her spouse Allen Temple of Holbrook AZ; her daughter Lora, (Jeremy) Conrad of Holbrook AZ, son Allen Jr.,(Mary) Temple of Holbrook AZ, son Sidney Aaron Temple of Holbrook AZ, son Noble Temple of Holbrook AZ, daughter Nancy Temple, (Christopher) Wright of Tennessee, son Jeremy Womack of California, son James Hayes of Tennessee, her sister glen and husband of New Mexico, her sister Candy and husband of Nevada, brother Frankie Armijo and wife of Arkansas, brother Anselmo Candelaria jr. and wife of Arkansas, sister Shianne Candelaria and husband of Texas, brother Jason Morris and wife of New Mexico, sister Dorraine Patrick and husband of south Carolina, brother Adrian Morris and wife of south Carolina. She has multiple grandchildren and nieces and nephews as well as many adopted family members.

A memorial service will be held at the church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints April 29, 2023 at 10:00 am. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at the church with reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Tessie go fund me account. ( Condolences may be left in Tessie Temple guest book at the church.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Owens Livingston for all the help and understanding through this time. The summit healthcare hospital for making Tessie final days so comfortable and caring. The church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints for hosting and helping with everything. The multiple people who helped with donations to make her final wishes come true. Thank you all once again for prayers and condolences from our family to yours thank you all. God bless you all for your caring spirits.


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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

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