HAAG, APRIL RENEE D.
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Lynchburg, VA - April Reneé Diffenderfer Haag, 40, of Lynchburg, passed away on Sun., Nov. 2, 2008 at UVA Medical Center. She is survived by her beloved husband, Larry Paul Haag.
Born Feb. 18, 1968 in Jacksonville, FL, she is also survived by her parents, Richard Diffenderfer and Sue McAvoy Diffenderfer of Ocala, FL. April was a graduate of Southside Christian School in Gainesville, FL and received her bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Liberty University. She was an active member of Heritage Baptist Church and in particular the Sparrow's Ministry for single mothers, which she named and led along with her husband, Paul. April was retired from the Lynchburg Juvenile Detention Center where she was employed for 14 1/2 years.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by two daughters, Anna Marie Tharpe and Emily Nicole Tharpe both of Lynchburg; two sisters, Lori Maxwell and husband Mark of Keystone Heights, FL and Tammie Wright and husband Charlie of Ocala, FL; one half brother, Roy Thomas of Stark, FL; nieces and nephews: Morgan, Madyson, Miriah, Sawyer, Macy, Shaye, Gina, Tina, Sara and Devin; father and mother-in-law, Dr. Larry and Sharon Mundy Haag of Evington; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Merry and Tim Gregory of Thailand, Danna and Randy Kistler of Berne, IN, Jon and Jeanie Haag of Evington and Steve and Lisa Haag of Williamsburg; thirteen nieces and nephews; and one great nephew.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 6, 2008 at Heritage Baptist Church by Dr. F. Gerald Kroll and Pastor Roy A. Burket. Interment will follow in Virginia Memorial Park.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 - 8 p.m., Wed., Nov. 5, 2008 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Baptist Church Sparrow's Ministry, 219 Breezewood Dr., Lynchburg, VA 24502 or Spirit FM, 22226 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502.
Whitten Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel, 7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502, 434-239-0331 is assisting the family with services.
To send condolences to the family, go to www.whittenfuneralhome.com
Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2008