Anita Elaine Haggard

08/01/1951 - 04/01/2024


Obituary For Anita Elaine Haggard

Anita Elaine (Stoner) Haggard, age 72, was called into the presence of the Lord at 3:35 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024, at her home.

Anita was born August 1, 1951, in Lima, OH, to the late Warren Fillinger and Audrey F. (Lehman) Fillinger Stoner. She was raised by her mother and adoptive father, Warren E. Stoner. On August 20, 1976, she married George E. Haggard who preceded her in death on February 21, 2007.

Anita was a 1969 graduate of Perry High School and retired from Nickles Bakery after more than 20 years of service. Anita enjoyed long walks, knitting, gardening and crossword puzzles. She especially loved making people laugh and spending time with family and friends. Anita was a member of Lima First Missionary Church.

She is survived by her son, Sean (Matt Payne) Haggard of Denver, CO; grandsons, Justin and Brayden; sisters, Dana (Noe Serna) Bender of Lima, Diana (Matt) Hampshire of Delphos, and Denise (Vernon) Clementz of Hamilton, IN; nieces and nephews, Ron, Jennifer, Matt, Mackenzie, Ian and Aaron; and her care giver, Karen Dunifon of Lima.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at CHILES - LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lima First Missionary Church, 1105 W. Robb Ave, Lima, OH 45801.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


4 Apr


04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
5 Apr

Funeral Service

11:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral Home - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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  • 04/02/2024

    No more sorrow, no more tears. Absent here, means present with the Lord. Will miss you. Love forever, your sister.


  • 5 TREES

    Marie Payne planted 5 trees in memory of Anita Elaine Haggard . - 04/05/2024

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