TROY - June Constance (Carnes) Harger, 82, of Troy, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Troy, to Joseph Pridemore and Elda Roselene (Chavis) Carnes. She attended Troy public schools and graduated from Troy High School in 1948. She was employed for a few years at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base until she left to care for her seriously ill mother.
On June 2, 1951, June married Jason DeWitt Harger. From this union was born eight sons and nine daughters - Douglas, Candace, Rhonda, Robyn, Mark, Lori, Angela, Thomas, Jonathan, Darla, and Leah Harger of Troy; Tamala Black and Lydia (Julio) Harger Herrera of Clayton; Matthew Harger of West Chester; Phillip (Marites) Harger of Riverside; Andrew Harger of Marietta, Ga.; and Paul Timothy (Clarissa) Harger of Grand Prairie, Texas.
June was preceded in death by her husband in January 1999, her parents, and her brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Gracie Carnes.
She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, niece, aunt, cousin, and friend. She is survived by her children, one grandson, Samuel David Herrera; one step-grandson, Kristopher Alexander Lavalais; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Shirley Carnes of Troy; two aunts, Irene Turner of Troy and Martha Millben of Muncie, Ind.; several cousins, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Per June's request and last wishes, there will be no viewing and no funeral service. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Arrangements are entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com