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Fern Alice Blackwood Sublette


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Fern Alice Blackwood Sublette Obituary
FERN ALICE BLACKWOOD SUBLETTE passed away January 9, 2015 at home after suffering from Alzheimer's. She was 87 yrs old. A passionate Christian who put God first, her husband 2nd, and then her family. She was active in her church and made everyone feel happy and welcome. She raised 3 wonderful children and always stayed in touch with her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was born June 17, 1928 in St. John, Kansas to Henry & Florence Blackwood. One of 9 children, first born daughter. Life on the farm was tough, but Fern learned God's word in her Mother's lap. She loved her Mom dearly, but lost her when she was 13. She met Thomas (Buck) Sublette and they married November 10, 1989. Fern was working at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach and retired at age 60. They moved to Apple Valley, CA and then to Sun City, CA. Fern is survived by husband, Thomas Sublette; siblings Carl Blackwood, Alta Tweed, Twila Cunningham, Della Crissman, Corajean Smiley; children, Linda Gumm, Jerilyn Vasquez, James Yogoda; step-children, Margy Haimbaugh, Cheryl McNulty, Alex Sublette, Suzanne Humpleby; 16 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Services will be held Friday, January 15th, 11am, Miller Jones Mortuary, 26770 Murrieta Rd., Sun City, CA. Ferns final resting place will be the Riverside National Cemetery. Donations in Fern's name may be made to Alliance Defending Freedom.org
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 14, 2016
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