Obituary for Mrs. Opal Rosaline "Rosie" Hubbs

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Mrs. Opal Rosaline "Rosie" Hubbs

September 10, 1933 - February 2, 2018

Opal Rosaline “Rosie” (Lowhorn) Hubbs, age 84, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, February 2, 2018 at the Otterbein Franklin Senior Life Community. She was a longtime resident of Trafalgar.

Rosie was born September 10, 1933, in Clay County, Tennessee, to her parents, the late Samuel and Melvina (Long) Lowhorn.  She retired in 1993 as a cook for Indian Creek Schools after 24 years of service.

Rosie was a member of the Spearsville Road Church of Christ and a former member of the Morgantown Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed tending to her flower gardens and working word puzzles. Rosie loved spending time with her family and will be remembered for her cooking and baking, especially her persimmon cookies and swiss steak. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and visited all 50 states together.

Rosie is survived by her children, Bill (Janine) Hubbs of Joplin, Missouri, Phillip (Ellen) Hubbs of Shelbyville, Jill (Gene) Kemp of Trafalgar and Joy (George) Smith of Nineveh; 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Charles W. “Bill” Hubbs, whom she married on February 23, 1952 in Lafayette, Tennessee. Rosie is also preceded by siblings, Judy Taylor, Lizzie Daniel, Christine Tally, Eula Rayborn, Lura Rayborn, Stanley, Willie, Cordell and Johnny Lowhorn.

The Rev. Ed Rangel will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Rosie to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Hubbs family at

Information: 812-597-4670




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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: September 10, 1933
Died: February 2, 2018

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Janet Key Vanzant posted on 2/8/18

I am so sorry for your loss, I always thought a lot of your parents such sweet loving people. God Bless you all. Janet Key Vanzant


Jackie & Barbara Bryant posted on 2/8/18

Our deepest sympathy during this time of sorrow.She will be missed by all.We will keep all of you in our hearts and prayers.So sorry we couldn't be there.May God bless and keep you.


Bradley Stone posted on 2/7/18

Bill and Rosie will always come to mind when I'm think about a godly couple that have both gone on to their reward. My prayers are with the family during this time.


Jana (Petro) Bass posted on 2/6/18

I'm sorry to hear of you loss, though she is in a much better place with Bill now. I will always have fond memories of them both! Xoxo


Pam Haase Fleetwood posted on 2/4/18

So sorry for your loss. Her & Bill were wonderful people. I am sorry I will not be able to come to the funeral home due to going to see my Mom. Would of liked to have seen all of you guys cause it has been several years. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. God Bless You All.


Gale Miller Borders posted on 2/4/18

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrowful time. I remember both your parents so very well, always kind and loving, you were so blessed to have them.


Valerie Christopher posted on 2/4/18

Sending all our love & prayers to the entire Hubbs family. Alexis & Valerie Christopher