Lucille Caldwell Cullum, the daughter of Art Caldwell and Mable Winfrey Caldwell, was born in Higden, Arkansas on June 1, 1920, and passed away on June 1, 2019, her 99th birthday, peacefully in her home with her family by her side. She was a very strong-willed woman and she fought a tough battle until the day God called her home.
Montie and Lucille were the original owners of Cullum Grocery and Bait Shop which they owned and operated for 50 years.
Lucille enjoyed doing crafts, playing cards, bluegrass festivals, auctions, fishing and camping, going to Tunica and traveling. But most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Montie Cullum, her sisters Hazel Potter, Maurine Powell, Betty Ross, and Lois Ruth Caldwell, her brothers J.C. Caldwell, Hershel Caldwell, Verlon Caldwell, Verlon Caldwell and Alton Caldwell, her son-in-laws Wade Bradford and Garner Bradford and her grandsons Kyle Bradford and Lyle Bradford..
She is survived by 3 children Joyce Bradford of Shirley, Arkansas, Deen Bradford of Higden, Arkansas and Greg Cullum of Prim, Arkansas, her sisters-in-law Pat Caldwell and Billy Caldwell Fendley, 5 grandchildren Faith Bradford Wilson, Chris and Jodie Bradford, Missi and Tim Burleson, Tess and Patrick Agaciewski, Clint and Kayla Cullum, 14 great-grandchildren Jordan Brown, Nick Bradford, Alexis Bradford, Arlana Bradford, Ty Burleson, Corben Burleson, Cahill Burleson, Raylan Burleson, Ashlynn Agaciewski, Grayson Agaciewski, Shaylynn Agaciewski, Katelynn Brayden Cullum and Payton Cullum and 4 great-great-grandchildren Kylan Sowell, Rowan Brown, Sawyer Brown and Aspen Lucille Bradford, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, June 3, 2019 with funeral services following at 2:00pm at Olmstead Funeral Home with Speaker Tim Caldwell officiating. Interment will follow in Eglantine Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris Bradford, Nick Bradford, Clint Cullum, Ty Burleson, Tim Burleson and Corben Burleson.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Melton Cullum, Darrell Nelson, Mary Lee Turney and David Caldwell.
The family requests that donations be made to the Greers Ferry Ambulance Service and the Eglantine Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc