of Mt. Vernon, AR
June 20, 1929 - September 8, 2023
Barbara June Caldwell Sublett, 94, went to be with Jesus on Friday, September 8, 2023 surrounded by her beloved family."Barb" was born in Mount Vernon, Arkansas on June 20, 1929. She was a long-time Christian and member of North Oak Church of Christ in Mount Vernon. She was married 59 years to her cherished husband, Floyd Sublett, until his passing in 2004. Also, preceding Barb in death were her parents, Elvis and Verdie Caldwell; sister, Peggy Tankersley (Herman) and grandchild, Danny Allen Sublett.She is survived by son, Danny Sublett (Connie) of Elkland, Missouri and daughters, Rosemary Gilbert of Vilonia, Joan Pearce (Rickey) of Mount Vernon, Shelia Berry (John) of Conway, Tammy Sublett of Mount Vernon; brother, Gary Caldwell (Bonnie) of Mount Vernon; sister, Debbie Mears of Conway; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. "Granny Barb" was well known for her dedication to her grandchildren. They loved to visit her and she tried to attend as many ball games and school events as she could. She was famous for attending softball games in Mount Vernon during her final years, even when she had to sit in a wheelchair or sit in the car to watch and cheer.Barb was her own person. She had a mischievous wit and beautiful smile. She loved deeply but was also quick to speak her opinion. She was famous for her ability to grow beautiful plants and flowers. She loved babies and never missed an opportunity to hold them and love on them. She was a big fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks and was especially fond of the basketball team because she played basketball for Mount Vernon School. She was known to express her frustration when the Razorbacks were missing too many "free pitches" in a tight game.She was also a big fan of Elvis Presley. She even had "coffee with Elvis" for many years, drinking her morning java out of her large Elvis mug. A visitation for Barb will be Monday, September 11, 6pm-8pm, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway. Funeral service will be Tuesday, September 12, 2pm, at Roller-McNutt followed by interment at Heffington Cemetery in Enola.
Tammy (and others), I am SO sorry to hear of your momâ€™s passing! I canâ€™t be much help, but I can pray for you and your family! Love you girl!
Debby I'm so sorry for the loss of your sister. I've known you a very long time and know you loved your family very much.
Joan and Rosemary you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord give you comfort and strength in the days ahead.
I am so sorry for your loss. I know that Granny Barb had a special bond with each and every one of her family members. She had a long and very influential life. She was a kind woman and full of love and laughter. She will be missed. Janet
So sorry for your loss. Barb was such a beautiful Christian lady and always smiling. She will be so missed
Words can't express the heartbreak and sorrow we feel for everyone. Heaven has gained another beautiful angel. Condolences to the whole family.The James family.
So sorry for the loss of your beloved mother/grandmother. Praying for Godâ€™s Peace and Comfort to see you through. Debbie Tucker
I grew up around her and Floyd and and the kids. We always had a great time at her house. Iâ€™m so sorry for the loss. I have fond memories of her. God bless. And deepest sympathy.
Thank you Barb for being one of my best Mom figureâ€™s growing up. I cherish the many times I stayed with yall and the fun we had there. Also going to Mt. Vernon Church of Christ with you after a Sunday morning breakfast you made for all of us. You always took up for me when I had teenage problems. Love you forever.
Prayers and love for each one of you. May you feel Godâ€™s arms and the love from all of your friends.
So terribly sorry for your loss. Prayers uplifted
Not enough words to explain how greatly she will be missed. Thank you for creating this big crazy family, for loving us so big when we didn't deserve it and for teaching us all to put God at the forefront of our lives. You may be gone but your legacy will live on forever. Prayers to all of my family, love you all!
To all the family you are in my prayers and thoughts. â™¥ï¸
Rosemary and Joan (and family): So sorry for your loss. God bless you at this time of great loss.