Margaret OWEN


Margaret Morgensen Owen

Oct. 20, 1918-Feb. 4, 2012

Margaret Owen, 93, of Huntsville, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012. Mrs. Owen held an undergraduate degree in music and education and an advanced degree in Biblical Studies. She was a public school English teacher and music teacher. She was an accomplished musician, playing piano, organ and violin. She was past State President of the National Federation of Music Clubs, Church Choir Director, Sunday School teacher, artist, author, world traveler, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wife of 61 years. Mrs. Owen was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Ruth Owen. Survivors include her husband, Stanley Morris Owen, Sr.; daughters, Catherine Owen Knight of Talladega and Susan Owen Buchalter of Trussville; son, Stanley Morris Owen, Jr. of Huntsville; grandchildren, Katie Honeycutt (Cliff) of Hoover, Meg Alismail (Basheer) of Helena, Emma Breck Buchalter of Tuscaloosa, Lilly Buchalter of Birmingham and great-grandchildren, Britton Basheer and Jacob Owen Alismail. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Hillwood Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Dr. Charles Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Laughlin Service Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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