Eleanor "June" Owen
June 1, 1927 – January 3, 2019
Eleanor Mae June (Prutzman) Owen passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019 in Cartersville, Georgia. She was 91. Born in Canonsburg, PA, on June 1, 1927, her parents, William and Eleanor Prutzman, nicknamed her June. June was the eldest of three children, Harold (deceased) and Archie of Lumberton, NC. In 1944, while attending Plainfield Academy in New Jersey, June met the love of her life, Arlin Owen. They were married in 1946. This marriage was blessed with 8 children and continued to flourish for 64 years until Arlin’s passing in 2011. A lifelong Christian, June was an active member of the Washington, PA Seventh-day Adventist Church. She had an inexhaustible and affirming love for each member of her large family and her many friends. June was a talented homemaker and gardener. Her many interests included reading, flowers and animals. June was known for her joyous smile, sparkling eyes, great wit, enthusiasm for life and a love of ice cream. Preceded in death by husband, Arlin, and daughter, Loretta Smith, June is survived by her brother, Archie, and 7 of her eight children, Loa, Wayne, Ken, Linda Huddleston, Roy, Terry and Richard. In addition, she is survived by 20 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral services for June will be on Friday at 11:00 am on January 11 at the Collegedale Community SDA Church in Collegedale, TN. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the family of Eleanor Mae June (Prutzman) Owen.
- Visitation Friday, January 11, 2019
- Celebration of Life Service Friday, January 11, 2019