It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. June Posey Harmening, age 91, of Fayetteville, TN. A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Ann Hatcher and Bill Newman officiating. There will be no visitation with the family prior to the service.
Mrs. Harmening was born June 6, 1930, in Lincoln County, TN to the late W.B. and Thelma Faulkner Posey. She was a graduate of Peabody College where she was a member of Beta Kappa Tau and Pi Omega Pi honorary societies. June began her teaching career at Nashville Business College and then joined the Lincoln County School System where she taught 28 years. She was also a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma honorary teacher’s society. June loved entertaining and especially setting a beautiful table. She also enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles. She passed away March 19, 2022, at Lincoln Medical Center.
Survivors include her daughter, Heather Dee (Tony) Puckett; and two grandchildren, Kyler King and Morgan Puckett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Charles Harmening; her daughter B’Lisa King; granddaughter, Heather Lynn Hatfield; and her brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Sarah Byrd Posey.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, or Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, VUMC Gift and Donor Services, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37203-1761.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. June Posey Harmening.