Shelbyville Daily Union


February 16, 2013

Rita Rose Hubbartt

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Rita Rose Hubbartt

Shelbyville, IL

  Rita Rose Hubbartt, 74, of Shelbyville, died at 3:21 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013 in her residence.

 Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Pastor Don Jefferies officiating.  Visitation from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday and one hour before services on Wednesday in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL.  Memorials may be given to Mid-America Preparatory School or the First Assembly of God Church Youth.

 Rita was born on March 6, 1938, in Shelbyville, IL, the daughter of Oran “Bud” and Louise Tynan Miller.  She graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1956. Rita had a vibrant personality and never knew a stranger.  Rita once said the most important job in her life was being a wife and mother.  Her success shined through her five sons.  She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Shelbyville.  Rita was active in the Pencil Pals Program of C.E.F.S. and organized events for the Shelbyville High School Class of 1956.  She was also a volunteer secretary for Mid-America Preparatory School in Herrick, IL.  Rita married Jack Allen on June 7, 1958.  He died on August 10, 1984.  She married Bob Hubbartt on December 26, 1987

 She is survived by her husband, Bob; sons, Michael Allen, Mark Allen and Bradley Allen all of Antioch, TN, Brian Allen and wife Shannon of Shelbyville, IL and Rick Allen and wife Jennifer of Vandalia, IL; step-children, Bill Hubbartt and wife Laurie, Robin Bear and husband Mike and Debbie Carr and husband Mike all of Findlay, IL; brother, Roger Miller and wife Cathy of Shelbyville, IL; sisters, Janean  Stretch of Hillsboro, IL, Veda Woods and husband Kenneth of Shelbyville, IL and Judy Pollard and husband Ron of Shelbyville, IL; 22 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Jack Allen; grandson, Zachary Hubbartt; brother-in-law, Dale Stretch; and nephew, Rodney Stephens.

Send condolences at


Text Only
  • Dennis White.jpg Dennis J. White

    Dennis J. White, 70, formerly of Shelbyville, went to be with the Lord on April 22, 2014, in the V.A. Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cassandra L. Pollard

    Cassandra L Pollard, 44, of Effingham Illinois, formerly of Vandalia Illinois, died Friday, April 19.

    April 24, 2014

  • Kenneth Dean Childress.jpg Dean Childress

    Kenneth Dean Childress, 92, of Trilla, Illinois, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Coles County, Illinois.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marva Jean Perry

    Marva Jean Perry, 75, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:34 PM Saturday April 19, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

    April 21, 2014

  • Marva Jean Perry

    Marva Jean Perry 75 of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:34 PM Saturday April 19, 2014 in her home.

    April 20, 2014

  • Linda Nees.jpg Linda D. Nees

    Linda Darlene Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Glasscock.jpg Elizabeth Lois "Betty" Glasscock

    Elizabeth Lois “Betty” Glasscock, 87, of Gays IL, passed away at 8:45 PM Friday April 18, 2014 in Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Doris Niehls.jpg Doris Jean Niehls

    Doris Jean Niehls, age 80, of Barto, PA passed on from this life Wednesday, March 26 2014. She died on the family farm at the home of her son Jonathan and his wife Mary (Colden), with loving family.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linda D. Nees

    Linda D. Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 17, 2014

  • Wanda King.jpg Wanda June King

    Wanda June (Schwenker) King, 76 of Forsyth, IL (formerly of Shelbyville, IL) was called to her eternal home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:06 PM at home in Forsyth, IL with her loving family by her side.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate