Jenny Ours Harney
Jenny Ours Harney, 57, of Fairmont, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in Petersburg on October 22, 1961, daughter of the late Jack and Joann Harman Ours.
She is survived by her loving husband Courtney Morgan Harney Sr. They had celebrated thirty-seven years of marriage. She is also survived by her four children Brittany Moore and her husband Matthew of Fairmont, WV, Joann Harney of Fairmont, WV, C. Morgan Harney Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA and Margaret Harney of Fairmont; her pride and joy her three grandchildren Trenton, Lochlan and Tynlee Moore; a brother John Ours and his wife Cindy of Petersburg, WV; two sisters Jane Bensenhaver and her husband Dewey of Petersburg, WV and Judy Cooper and her husband Dave of Fairmont, WV; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a brother Jeff Ours.
Jenny graduated from Petersburg High School and then earned a bachelor of arts degree in education from Fairmont State College in 1982. She was a member of Alpha XI Delta Sorority at Fairmont State. She was an elementary teacher in Marion County and enjoyed her time at Barnes and Jayenne Elementary Schools. Her former students appreciated her guidance and love and they would greet her with praise. In 1985, she was recognized and received the Gold Congressional Award for Voluntary Community Service and Personal Excellence in Washington D.C.
She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church. She was also a member of Order of the Eastern Star 146 in Petersburg. Those that knew Jenny understood her love of traveling and growing beautiful flowers.
Friends will be received at the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV on Wednesday from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be celebrated in Christ Episcopal Church, 824 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont, WV on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at noon with The Reverend Jordan Trumble presiding.
Condolences may be extended to the family at
The Harney family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV.
Published on October 20, 2019


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Courtney Popper
Oct 23, 2019
Sweet Tenderness was purchased for the family of Jenny Ours Harney by Courtney Popper.  Send flowers
Gwendolyn Shaffrey
Oct 23, 2019
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Pamela Arnett Staron
Oct 22, 2019
Such a beautiful soul both inside and out, I admire this women very much. She is now a heavenly and beautiful angel.
God bless you all! We will continue to pray for comfort and peace for Jenny and her family.
The Staron Family
Mark Zeck
Oct 22, 2019
My heart and sympathy go out to the family. I pray for the family, that God be with them in this time of sorrow. Jenny will be missed by her friends and family. We will always remember her smile that lit up room when she walked in. Evertime!
Stephany Shelosky Blickenstaff
Oct 22, 2019
Jenny loved life and was one of a kind! My deepest condolences!
Debbie and Vincent Tropea
Oct 22, 2019
Deepest sympathies to you all. Will surely be missed.
Mark & LuAnne Pallotta
Oct 22, 2019
Our deepest condolences to all.
Sandra Michael
Oct 21, 2019
Rest In Peace Beautiful Lady
Lisa Deeley
Oct 21, 2019
Maggie I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I am praying for your family to have the strength to get through this difficult time.
Barbara Shevchuck
Oct 21, 2019
Jenny was a special person in many ways. She will be at Heaven's gates greeting all of us as we arrive. We will all miss Jenny.
Oct 20, 2019
I’m very sad to see this. She taught my class back in the second grade. We all loved her so much we begged her to go to the principal and see if she could teach us again next year as her third grade teacher too.