Sarajune Schue Owen
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  • St. Roper Cancer Center
    2085 Henry Tecklenburg Blvd
    Charleston, SC 29414

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“Just heard of Sarajune's passing, so sorry. Our condolences to you and yours. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Bob & Ginny Easley - Kittanning, PA

“Ms. Sara was kind of heart and generous of spirit. I'm so sorry to learn of her passing. I was privileged to study tap with her for many years as a...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Lunde Scruggs - Raleigh, NC

“Mark, we were sad to read of Sarajune's death. At the same time, we felt a wonderful connection to Maryville where we raised our family and where...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Dr. Bryan and Carol Ann Smalley - SC

“I am so sorry to hear of Ms Sara's passing. She was an integral part of my childhood- I took dance from her for 15 years! She was a kind, patient and...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Malinda Harris - Maryville, TN

“There are no words to express our shock and heartfelt sadness, Mark. We wish you peace and the fullness of time to savor the richness of your...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jo-Ann & Auty Morrissey - Ravenel, SC


Sarajune Schue Owen, 74, of Edisto Island, South Carolina, wife of Mark H. Owen entered into eternal rest Thursday, September 12, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held on Edisto Island at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Sarajune was born June 24, 1945 in Warsaw, Indiana, daughter of the late Russell R. Schue and Maida Melchior Schue. She graduated in 1963 from John Adams High School in S. Bend, Indiana and attended Maryville College, Maryville, TN. Sarajune then studied ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance. She also taught dance for 30 years with the Van Meter School of Dance. She danced with the Van Meter School of Dance and the successor companies Maryville-Alcoa Civic Ballet and Appalachian Ballet Company. She was a nature lover and steadfast volunteer at Botany Bay Wildlife Management Area. She was of the Presbyterian faith.

She is survived by her husband, Mark H. Owen of Edisto Island, SC; brothers-in-law, Stephen B. Owen (Kay) of Templeton, PA, and James H. Owen (Mindy) of Kittanning, PA; several nephews; numerous grand nephews and grand nieces and her beloved dog "Katie Rose".

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Roper Cancer Center, 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414.