Helen Bubb

Helen BubbHelen M. Bubb, 91, of Ipava died at 8:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2016, at Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center in Cuba.

She was born Aug. 11, 1925, in Astoria, a daughter of Ross and Stella White Hulvey. She married Robert E. Bubb on Aug. 15, 1948, in Table Grove. He preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2002.

She also was preceded in death by three sisters, Lucille Hamilton, Wilma Long and Julia Goodwin; and two brothers, Ross Hulvey Jr. and Marshall Hulvey.

Surviving are two sons, Edwin (and Lynn) Bubb of Quincy and Stanley (and Jayme) Bubb of Macomb; three daughters, Margo Bubb and Emily (and Mike) Hollenback, both of Ipava, and Annette (and David) Hull of Mason City; one sister, Dorothy Weaver of Lafayette, Ind.; three brothers, Dean Hulvey of Mount Sterling, Robert (and Jeanett) Hulvey of Canton and Michael (and Shirley) Hulvey of Maryville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was a civilian worker at Camp Ellis and Camp Grant during World War II. She was the office manager for the University of Illinois Extension office in Lewistown, retiring in 1990.

She was a member of Ipava Christian Church where she served as church clerk, Deaconess, served on the church board and was an Elder.

She was a member of the Fulton County HEA. Helen was an artist, painting pictures and china.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Brant Reed officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to her church or the Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center.

Condolences may be sent to www.shawgomemorialhome.org.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/12/2016


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