Rosemary Hubbard, 100



Rosemary Morris Hubbard, 100, formerly of West Liberty, died on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021 at Robertsdale Rehabilitation and HealthCare Center in Robertsdale, Alabama.

She was born Sept. 11, 1920 in Colfax, Iowa to George H. Lawhorn and Rose (Highley) Lawhorn. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in English, she married George Clark.

After his death in a plane crash, she moved back to Iowa City and supported herself and young son, George D. Clark, by working in a bookstore. She married Rodney Morris, and they lived in West Liberty, Lisbon, Iowa, and Blandinsville, Illinois. They have one daughter, Margene Zavorka.

Rosemary was a full-time homemaker, a room mother at school, a Camp Fire Girls leader and a Sunday school teacher. She and Rod enjoyed playing bridge and golf. After Rodney died at age 61, she and her widowed mother moved to Magnolia Springs and then Foley, Alabama.

Seven years later, she married Bernard Hubbard. They were able to play golf and go on several trips together. Widowed again, she moved into Live Oak Village in Foley.

Rosemary was a Methodist church member, participating in a prayer shawl ministry, and was an active 70-year member of P.E.O., helping women achieve their educational goals.

She is survived by her son and daughter, George D. Clark of Morrison, Illinois, and Margene Zavorka of Cheyenne, Wyoming, as well as grandchildren Krysten Clark of Santa Monica, California, Brandon Clark of Chicago, Chad Zavorka of Wasilla, Alaska, and Jolene Zavorka of Riverside California.

Also surviving is a great-grandson, Blake McBeath of Riverside, California, Bernie's daughter, Mary Trujillo, and a granddaughter, Natasja Trujillo, both of Foley, Alabama, as well as Joseph Hubbard and Paul Hubbard of Corning, New York, niece Cheryl K. Cole of Chicago, nephew Jeffrey Anderson of Des Moines, Iowa, and her P.E.O. sisters.

No services are planned. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is caring for Rosemary’s family. Inurnment will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty.