Monday, November 29, 2010

Maggie Sellers Haggard

Mrs. Maggie Sellers Haggard, 98, died Sunday, November 28th, 2010, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Dec. 1st, at First Baptist Church, with Rev. Arthur Story officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Porter Funeral Home.
Mrs. Haggard was born March 11, 1912, in Winston County, MS. She was the daughter of Fennie Reed and Guy J. Sellers. Mrs. Haggard made her home in Noxubee County until she moved back to Louisville in 1970. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years and was very involved in W.M.U. work. In 1984, she received a certificate for her five years as Associational W.M.U. Director for Winston County. During this time she helped several churches get a W.M.U. started. In 1990, she received a diploma for completion of the W.M.U. Leadership courses. Mrs. Haggard was also a member of the Business and Professsional Women’s Club, the Garden Club and Music Club. She was a devoted prayer warrior for her family, friends, and her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Haggard; a daughter, Katheryn Haggard; a brother Audrey Sellers, and four sisters, Mavis Wright, Avis Hill, Minnie Mae Eaves, and Eunice Eaves.
She is survived by four daughters, Jane (Carl) Baggett of St. Louis, MO, Judy (Wayne) Bolin of Brooksville, MS, Carolyn (J.D.) Pugh of Brooksville, MS, and Cindy Haggard of Louisville; a son, Donald (Annette) Haggard of Parsons, TN; three sisters, Marvine Kelly of Prentiss, MS, Gwendolyn (Clyde) Burrell of Slidell, LA, and Modean Moore of New Orleans; 23 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering at First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39339.