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Lila Jean (Miles) Haggard

BALLWIN, Mo. — Lila Jean Haggard (Miles), formerly of Farmington, Missouri, was born August 4, 1932, in Butler County, Missouri, the only child of Noah and Verna (Partridge) Miles. She departed this life on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the age of 85 years in Affton, Missouri. On April 22, 1950, she married her life-long sweetheart, Billie O’Bryne Haggard, at the Pocahontas, Arkansas, County Courthouse. They shared 62 years together until Bill’s death in 2012.

She leaves behind two daughters, Brenda (Garry) Barnes of Imperial, Missouri, and Terry (Don) Leath of Affton, Missouri; five grandchildren, Christina (Brian) Martin of Hillsboro, Missouri, Elesha (Tim) Allen of Fenton, Missouri, Tori (Josh) Shelton of Fenton, Missouri, Jordan (Erin) Leath of Affton, Missouri, Mackenzie (Brian) Schwartz of Arnold, Missouri, and Kaylin Leath of Affton, Missouri; 15 great-grandchildren, Zachary and Briana Martin, Kailey, Logan and Olivia Allen, Miles, Lila, Ansley and Monroe Shelton, Silas and Margot Leath, Colten Firebaugh and Isaac Schwartz, Iris and Jeremiah Leath; and one great-great-granddaughter, Gracelynn Martin.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband.

Pallbearers include, Brian Martin, Tim Allen, Josh Shelton, Jordan Leath, Zachary Martin and Brian Schwartz. Honorary pallbearers included Logan Allen, Miles and Monroe Shelton, Colten Firebaugh and Silas Leath.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway in Ballwin. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, 2018, at Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment at Shepherd Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lifechurch STL. . Friends may sign the family’s on-line guestbook at



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