Helen Genevieve (Griffin) Hubler, 95, of Marshall, Mo., passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011, at Golden Oaks Retirement Home in rural Marshall.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2011, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Kathleen Schmidtke officiating. Visitation was held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery in Lineville. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Marshall or Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com
Born November 2, 1915, in Mercer, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Clell Markwood Griffin and Susie Irene (McCartney) Griffin. Her father passed away in Liverpool, England during World War I leaving his widow, Helen and her brother Harold when she was three years old. Helen was baptized in the First United Methodist Church in Mercer and continued as a member of the Methodist Church for the remainder of her life. She was currently a member of First United Methodist Church in Marshall. She attended grade school and high school in Mercer. Helen's mother, Susie, married Tipton Frances Alexander on September 17, 1920, and he was a caring stepfather to her and her brother Harold for many years. On July 22, 1932, Helen married Edward Lee Hubler and they spent the majority of their married life in Lineville and Dinsdale, before moving to Marshall in 1974. Edward preceded her in death on July 12, 1979.
Survivors include two sons, Richard L. Hubler and wife Bonnie of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Gary D. Hubler and wife Jeri of Durant; one daughter, Mary L. Callen and husband Richard of Princeton, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, brother, Harold Griffin, one sister, Pauline (Alexander) Barnett, and one son, Michael Hubler.