Gail Finch Hubbell

September 1, 1938 - November 11, 2013

Gail Finch Hubbell, 75, of Columbia, entered into rest on Monday, November 11, 2013. She was born September 1, 1938, the daughter of James Austin and Helen Carroll Finch. Gail's education included graduation from Cape Girardeau, Central High School; University of Missouri at Columbia; and Central Methodist College Nursing School at Fayette. Her activities and volunteering interests included Chapter AZ of PEO; Constance Circle of King's Daughters; City Union and State Offices of King's Daughters; Delta Delta Delta sorority; Boone County Medical Alliance; Knitting Study Groups; Board of Directors Friends of Music; First Monday Book Club; MUMC Breakfast Group Church Circle; Last Wednesday Bridge Club and Monday Mah Jong Group. In the past, she was a member of Argonauts Investment Club; Missouri Theatre Board of Directors; University of Missouri Friends of the Library; Daniel Boone Library Foundation Board and the MUMC Building Committee. Her interests included knitting, reading, and an enjoyment of music. Gail is survived by her husband, Dr. Ira G. Hubbell of 30 years; her son, Gregory Alan Sickal (Sue); her brothers, James Austin Finch III (Carolyn) and John David Finch (Kay); her grandsons, Thomas Ira Atkins and Andrew Finch Atkins; a cousin, Sarah Putsavage (Larry) and a step-son, George Peyton Hubbell (Vicki, Alex, Kate). She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tamara Gail Atkins. Private interment will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery on Friday, November 29, 2013, followed by a Memorial Service at Missouri United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. A gathering of family and friends follows the memorial service. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Coyote Hill Christian Children's Home, P.O. Box 1, 9501 Coyote Hill Road, Harrisburg, MO 65256 or United Methodist Church, 204 South 9th St., Columbia, MO 65201. Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneralhomeand

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