Jane L. Harness, 89, Carroll County, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 8, 1928, in Carroll County, to John and Esther (Rodkey) Oyler. On Dec. 31, 1947, she married Richard C. Harness, and he preceded her in death Aug. 22, 2013.
Jane graduated from Carrollton High School in 1946. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Tonya (Mike) Dorsey, Stephen (Mona) Harness, Kevin (Janice) Harness, Kenrick Harness, Deanna (Brad) Hayden, Marla (Joe) Metzger, Barry (Mary) Harness and Karma Woodward; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Kenneth (Dortha) Oyler and Harry Oyler; and sister, Barbara Chambers.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Evelyn Chambers.
There will be a private family funeral service. A public graveside service will be at noon Friday at Geetingsville Cemetery in Geetingsville.
Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, Burlington, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Published on April 6, 2017