James Sherman Sublett, passed away June 16, 2018. He was born August 12, 1926 in Mt. Vernon, AR to Jesse Samuel and Zora James Sublett. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Esker and Raymond, sisters, Eva Wooley and Thelma Roberts.
James graduated from Centerville High School and served in World War II. He retired from AP & L (Entergy). James was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, active deacon for over 47 years and nursery worker for 55 years. He was a member of IBEW, 647 and American Legion Post 64.
James is survived his wife of 67 years, Helen Smothermon Sublett, daughters, Janet Fitzsimmons, Sylvia (Gary) Summers, grandchildren, April (Michael) Lynch, John (Maggie) Summers, Melinda (Heath) Waite, Charles Michael Fitzsimmons, James Fitzsimmons, Mary (Stanley) Moreland, great-grandchildren, Kristyn, Tyler, Lincoln Sherman, Abbie, Ava, Kenzie (Ethan), Claire and Wade, brothers, Vernon (Juanita), Samuel Elbert (Johnnie), sister, Pauline (Robert) Stewart, sister-in-law, Emma Jean Sublett, and many nieces, nephews, nursery babies and friends.
Visitation will be from 6pm to 8pm Monday, June 18th at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway. Funeral services will be at 10 am Tuesday at the funeral home, with burial following at Crestlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 11002, Conway, AR 72034 or Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3255 Prince St., Conway, AR 72034.