Audrey F. Stoner, age 80 of Cridersville, died at 5:45 a.m., Thursday, March 18, 2010, in Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born December 11, 1929 in Allen County, Ohio. She is the daughter of Charles Russel and Marie Naomi Lones Lehman. Both parents are deceased. On August 26, 1961 she married Warren E. Stoner, who survives.
Other survivors include 4 daughters – Dana (Noe’ Serna) Bender of Lima; Anita (George, deceased) Haggard of Lima; Diana (Matt) Hampshire of Elida; Denise (Larry) Harberson of Hamilton, IN; 7 Grandchildren – Ronald Painter, Jennifer Stark, Sean Haggard, Matthew Hampshire, Mackenzie Hampshire, Ian Harberson, and Aaron Harberson; 1 great grandson – Ethan Painter.
4 brothers – Morris A. (Mary) Lehman of Cridersville; Doyt E. (Marilyn) Lehman of Lima; Donald R. (Irene) Lehman of Delphos; Gerald L. (Debra) Lehman of Lima, 4 sisters: Ellen R. Hefner of Findlay, Nola Florence (William) Greer of TN, Rita L. (Richard) Snider of IN and Mary A. Lehman, deceased.
Mrs. Stoner was a homemaker who loved spending time with her family. She had worked at Ex-Cello Corporation; Sue Bee, and Chipper Chip. She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, feeding and watching the birds and animals, and liked to sew.
Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2010 in Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Pastor David J. Burkhart will officiate. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery, north of Uniopolis.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, March 22 and one hour prior to services, Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Date: Monday, March 22, 2010
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Time: 11:00 am