Laura Gail Sublett ( Baumgartner), 83, of Eldon, formerly of Columbia, passed away April 26, 2014 at Heisinger Bluffs in Jefferson City.
The oldest of three children, Gail was born February 26, 1931 at home in Callaway County to Benjamin H. and Pauline (Coats) Baumgartner.
Gail was a graduate of Fulton High School. She worked many years as an office manager for Sheep Breeder Magazine in Columbia. She was a former board member and secretary for Rocky Mount Fire Department. Gail was an active member of Rocky Mount Lions Club and a member of First Christian Church of Eldon. She loved to play bridge, and played every week for many years with a close group of friends.
Survivors include her husband, Duane Sublett of Eldon; two daughters, Linda Hutton (Bob) of Columbia and Amy Sublett of Jefferson City; her only granddaughter, Laura Hutton (Frank Koch) of Columbia; great-granddaughter, Audrey Hutton Koch of Columbia; a brother, James (Jim) Baumgartner (Anne) of Jefferson City; and several nieces, nephews, and a host of cousins.
Gail was preceded in death by her brother, Bennie Baumgartner.
The visitation is from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Brad Stagg, is at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Olivet Christian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Olivet Cemetery Association, 1991 S. Olivet Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 2400 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia, Missouri 65201.
Tributes can be left online at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com