James Edward Culpepper

Male, #36691, (10 Jan 1925 - 12 Feb 2004)
Father*James Marion Culpepper (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)
Birth*10 Jan 1925 James was born at Grayson Co., Texas, on 10 Jan 1925.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and Merzon was listed as a son in James Marion Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Grayson Co., Texas.2 
Marriage*31 Dec 1946 He married Ordell Knudtson on 31 Dec 1946 at age 21. 
Death of Father17 Jan 1971 His father James Marion Culpepper died on 17 Jan 1971 at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas.3,4,5 
Death of Mother16 Mar 1992 His mother Lorena Vion Ivy died on 16 Mar 1992 at Grayson Co., Texas.6,3 
Death*12 Feb 2004 He died at Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois, on 12 Feb 2004 at age 79.3 

Family

Ordell Knudtson (17 Sep 1925 - 11 Jul 2010)
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Feb 2008

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    James Edward Culpepper, born __ 1925 in Grayson Co., Texas.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 71-49, Sheet 17B, Pg 99B, Prect5, Ethel Gunter Rd., Grayson Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=Y, Farm=Y, Military=N
    James Culpepper, Head, M, 25, M, md@18, TX LA TX, Farmer
    Lonna Culpepper, Wife, F, 23, M, md@16, TX AL TX
    James E. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX TX TX
    Merzon Culpepper, Son, M, 3 11/12, S, TX TX TX.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  4. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    James M Culpepper, Male, Single, died 17 Jan 1971 in Grayson Co., TX.
  5. Tombstone.
    Whitesboro Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX
    James ‘Buster’ Culpepper, 30 Jan 1905 – 17 Jan 1971.
  6. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Lorena Vion Culpepper, Female, died 16 Mar 1992 in Grayson Co., TX.

Ordell Knudtson

Female, #36692, (17 Sep 1925 - 11 Jul 2010)
Birth*17 Sep 1925 Ordell was born on 17 Sep 1925. 
Marriage*31 Dec 1946 She married James Edward Culpepper on 31 Dec 1946 at age 21. 
Married Name31 Dec 1946  As of 31 Dec 1946, her married name was Culpepper. 
Death of Spouse12 Feb 2004 Her husband James Edward Culpepper died on 12 Feb 2004 at Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois.1 
Death*11 Jul 2010 She died at Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois, on 11 Jul 2010 at age 84.1 

Family

James Edward Culpepper (10 Jan 1925 - 12 Feb 2004)
Last Edited12 Aug 2014

Citations

  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm

Merzon Culpepper1

Male, #36693, (18 May 1926 - 18 Mar 2015)
Father*James Marion Culpepper (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)
Birth*18 May 1926 Merzon was born at Grayson Co., Texas, on 18 May 1926. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and Merzon was listed as a son in James Marion Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Grayson Co., Texas.2 
Marriage*21 Aug 1943 He married Florence Mae Carney at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 21 Aug 1943 at age 17.3 
World War II*1945 He served in World War II in 1945.1 
Death of Father17 Jan 1971 His father James Marion Culpepper died on 17 Jan 1971 at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas.4,5,6 
Death of Mother16 Mar 1992 His mother Lorena Vion Ivy died on 16 Mar 1992 at Grayson Co., Texas.7,4 
Residence*Sep 2006 Merzon and Florence resided at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, in Sep 2006.8 
Residence*Jan 2013 Merzon resided at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, in Jan 2013.3 
Death of Spouse22 Jan 2013 His wife Florence Mae Carney died on 22 Jan 2013 at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas.3 
Death*18 Mar 2015 He died at Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, on 18 Mar 2015 at age 88.9 
Burial*22 Mar 2015 His body was interred on 22 Mar 2015 at Collinsville Cemetery, Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas.9 
Obituary*29 Mar 2015 COLLINSVILLE – Funeral services for Merzon Culpepper, 88, will be held Sunday, March 22, at 3 p.m., at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro, Texas with Ricky Patterson officiating. Interment will follow the services at Collinsville Cemetery. Visitation services will be held Saturday, March 21, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

He died on March 18, 2015, at Methodist Charleston Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Merzon was born on May 18, 1926 in Collinsville, Texas to James M. and Lorena (Ivy) Culpepper. He married Florence Carney on August 21, 1943. He worked for Dallas Plumbing Company before he opened his own, Culpepper Plumbing in Dallas. Merzon and Flossie retired in their 40's and moved back to Collinsville. They enjoyed traveling as well as taking hunting and fishing trips. Merzon was a member of the American Legion and an active member of the "Good Timers Club." He loved to dance.

He is survived by his daughter, Camelia Rose and husband, Dickey, of Duncanville; son, Bil Culpepper, and wife, Kay, of Trinity; granddaughters: Lorri Stangl and her husband, Arthur, of Duncanville; Robin Eakins, and husband, James, of Grand Prairie; great-grandson, Jake Stangl, of Grand Prairie; great great- grandson, Braden, of Mansfield; brother, Jerry Culpepper and wife, Jenny, of Denison; sisters: Martha Sue Hanning of Denison; Dorthy Worsham of Collinsville; Sandra Plummer and husband, Melvin, of Farmers Branch; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Culpepper; parents, James and Lorena Culpepper; and brothers: Steve Culpepper and James Edward Culpepper.9 

Family

Florence Mae Carney (7 Nov 1924 - 22 Jan 2013)
Marriage*21 Aug 1943 He married Florence Mae Carney at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 21 Aug 1943 at age 17.3 
Children
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Merzon Culpepper, White, born 1926, geographer, married, height: 86" (sic), 4 years of high school, resident of Grayson Co., TX, enlisted 12 Jan 1945 as a private in Dallas, TX.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 71-49, Sheet 17B, Pg 99B, Prect5, Ethel Gunter Rd., Grayson Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=Y, Farm=Y, Military=N
    James Culpepper, Head, M, 25, M, md@18, TX LA TX, Farmer
    Lonna Culpepper, Wife, F, 23, M, md@16, TX AL TX
    James E. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX TX TX
    Merzon Culpepper, Son, M, 3 11/12, S, TX TX TX.
  3. The Herald Democrat, Denton, TX.
    http://www.heralddemocrat.com
    Obituary of Florence Mae "Flossie" Culpepper (#36694), published 24 Jan 2013.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  5. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    James M Culpepper, Male, Single, died 17 Jan 1971 in Grayson Co., TX.
  6. Tombstone.
    Whitesboro Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX
    James ‘Buster’ Culpepper, 30 Jan 1905 – 17 Jan 1971.
  7. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Lorena Vion Culpepper, Female, died 16 Mar 1992 in Grayson Co., TX.
  8. Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, Cooke Co., Texas.
    http://www.gainesvilleregister.com/
    Obituary for William Stephen "Steve" Culpepper, published 3 Oct 2006.
  9. Obituary of Merzon Culpepper, published in The Herald Democrat on Mar. 20, 2015.
  10. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Camelin Ann Culpepper, Female, born __ 1944 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of Merzon Culpepper and Florence Carney.
  11. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Billie Don Culpepper, Male, born __ 1946 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of Merzon Culpepper and Flossie Carney.

Florence Mae Carney

Female, #36694, (7 Nov 1924 - 22 Jan 2013)
Name Variation She was also known as Flossie.1 
Birth*7 Nov 1924 She was born on 7 Nov 1924 at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas. She was the daughter of Charles Jacob and Rebecka Gillium Carney.2 
Marriage*21 Aug 1943 She married Merzon Culpepper at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 21 Aug 1943 at age 18.2 
Married Name21 Aug 1943  As of 21 Aug 1943, her married name was Culpepper. 
Residence*Sep 2006 Merzon and Florence resided at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, in Sep 2006.3 
Death*22 Jan 2013 She died at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 22 Jan 2013 at age 88.2 
Obituary*24 Jan 2013 COLLINSVILLE - Funeral services for Florence Mae "Flossie" Culpepper, 88, will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro, Texas with Ricky Patterson officiating. Interment will follow the service at Collinsville Cemetery. All services are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home. Family visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 7 - 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
     She passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at her residence in Collinsville.
     Flossie was born on Nov. 7, 1924 in Collinsville, Texas to Charles Jacob and Rebecka (Gillium) Carney. She married Merzon Culpepper on Aug. 21, 1943 in Collinsville, Texas. She was an active member of the Good Timers Dance Club in Whitesboro, Texas and was in charge of the refreshments for the last 15 years. She loved to dance. She was of the Baptist Faith. She loved hunting: deers, turkeys and bears. She also loved to fish. She loved being outdoors.
     She is survived by her husband, Merzon Culpepper, of Collinsville; daughter, Camelia Rose and husband, Dickey, of Duncanville; son, Bil Culpepper, and wife, Kay, of Trinity; granddaughters, Robin Eakins, and husband, James, of Grand Prairie; and Lorrie Spangl and husband Arthur of Duncanville; great-grandson, Jake Stangl, of Grand Prairie; great-great-grandson, Brandon, of Mansfield; sisters: Wanda Pearson of Whitesboro; and Juanita Vannoy of Sadler; and brother, C. J. Carney, of Collinsville.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Rebecka Carney; and sister, Faye Ragsdale.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Collinsville Cemetery Association, 2861 Dawkins Rd., Collinsville, TX 76233. To sign the online registry, please go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.2 
Burial*25 Jan 2013 Her body was interred on 25 Jan 2013 at Collinsville Cemetery, Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas.2 

Family

Merzon Culpepper (18 May 1926 - 18 Mar 2015)
Marriage*21 Aug 1943 She married Merzon Culpepper at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 21 Aug 1943 at age 18.2 
Children
Last Edited4 Feb 2013

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Billie Don Culpepper, Male, born __ 1946 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of Merzon Culpepper and Flossie Carney.
  2. The Herald Democrat, Denton, TX.
    http://www.heralddemocrat.com
    Obituary of Florence Mae "Flossie" Culpepper (#36694), published 24 Jan 2013.
  3. Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, Cooke Co., Texas.
    http://www.gainesvilleregister.com/
    Obituary for William Stephen "Steve" Culpepper, published 3 Oct 2006.
  4. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Camelin Ann Culpepper, Female, born __ 1944 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of Merzon Culpepper and Florence Carney.

Buster Culpepper1

Male, #36695, (May 1928 - 14 Oct 1928)
Father*James Marion Culpepper (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)
Birth*May 1928 Buster was born in May 1928.1 
Death*14 Oct 1928 He died at Grayson Co., Texas, on 14 Oct 1928.2 
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Jul 2006

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.
  2. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Buster Culpepper, Grayson Co., 14 Oct 1928, 43661.

Jerry Lynn Culpepper1

Male, #36696
Father*James Marion Culpepper (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Graham (5 Mar 1881 - 20 Jul 1969)

Family 1

Violet Lorene Ward (30 Jan 1934 - 12 May 1992)
Children

Family 2

Jenny Darlene Melton
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Sherry Lynn Culpepper, Female, born __1959 in Dallas Co., Texas, child of Jerry Lynn Culpepper and Violet Lorene Ward.
  3. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Shirly Leann Culpepper, Female, born __ 1962 in Dallas Co., Texas, child of Jerry Lynn Culpepper and Violet Lorene Ward.

Violet Lorene Ward1

Female, #36697, (30 Jan 1934 - 12 May 1992)
Birth*30 Jan 1934 Violet was born on 30 Jan 1934.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 Her Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.2 
Married Namesay 1955  As of say 1955, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Death*12 May 1992 She died at Denison, Grayson Co., Texas, on 12 May 1992 at age 58.3,2 

Family

Jerry Lynn Culpepper
Children
Last Edited30 Jul 2006

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Sherry Lynn Culpepper, Female, born __1959 in Dallas Co., Texas, child of Jerry Lynn Culpepper and Violet Lorene Ward.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  3. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Violet Lorene Culpepper died 12 May 1992 in Grayson Co., TX.
  4. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Shirly Leann Culpepper, Female, born __ 1962 in Dallas Co., Texas, child of Jerry Lynn Culpepper and Violet Lorene Ward.

Jenny Darlene Melton1

Female, #36698

Family

Jerry Lynn Culpepper
Last Edited3 Apr 2015

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Jenny Darleen Melton, born __ 1946 in Grayson Co., TX, daughter of Ray Mack Melton and Ruth Ellen Bridges.

Martha Sue Culpepper1,2

Female, #36699
Father*James Marion Culpepper2 (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy2 (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)

Family

William Mack Hanning (5 Nov 1931 - 1 Feb 2000)
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Martha Sue Culpepper, Female, born __ 1935 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of James W Culpepper and Lorena Ivy.

William Mack Hanning

Male, #36700, (5 Nov 1931 - 1 Feb 2000)
Birth*5 Nov 1931 William was born at Grayson Co., Texas, on 5 Nov 1931. William Mack Hanning is the son of R. A. Hanning and Zilla Lowe.1,2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.2 
Death*1 Feb 2000 He died at Denison, Grayson Co., Texas, on 1 Feb 2000 at age 68.2 

Family

Martha Sue Culpepper
Last Edited28 Dec 2006

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    William Mack Hanning, born 5 Nov 1931 in Grayson Co., Texas, son of R. A. Hanning and Zilla Lowe.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm

Dorothy Nell Culpepper1

Female, #36701
Father*James Marion Culpepper (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)

Family

Thomas Edward Worsham
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited22 Jan 2007

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.

Thomas Edward Worsham

Male, #36702

Family

Dorothy Nell Culpepper
Last Edited22 Jan 2007

Sandra Mae Culpepper1,2

Female, #36703
Father*James Marion Culpepper2 (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy2 (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)

Family

Melvin Plummer
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited7 Feb 2007

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Sandra Mae Culpepper, Female, born __ 1939 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of James Marion Culpepper and Lorena Vion Ivy.

Melvin Plummer

Male, #36704

Family

Sandra Mae Culpepper
Last Edited7 Feb 2007

William Stephen Culpepper1,2

Male, #36705, (28 Jun 1941 - 1 Oct 2006)
Father*James Marion Culpepper2 (30 Jan 1905 - 17 Jan 1971)
Mother*Lorena Vion Ivy2 (4 Apr 1907 - 16 Mar 1992)
Birth*28 Jun 1941 William was born at Collinsville, Grayson Co., Texas, on 28 Jun 1941.2,3,4 
SSN*1957 His Social Security Number was issued in 1957 in Texas.4 
Marriage*29 Aug 1959 He married Glenda Jean Richardson at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 1959 at age 18.3,5 
Birth of Son4 May 1960 His son Stephen Dewayne Culpepper was born on 4 May 1960 at Cooke Co., Texas.6 
Death of Father17 Jan 1971 His father James Marion Culpepper died on 17 Jan 1971 at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas.4,7,8 
Death of Mother16 Mar 1992 His mother Lorena Vion Ivy died on 16 Mar 1992 at Grayson Co., Texas.9,4 
Residence*Sep 2006 William and Glenda resided at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, in Sep 2006.3 
Death*1 Oct 2006 He died at Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas, on 1 Oct 2006 at age 65.3,4 
Obituary*3 Oct 2006 WHITESBORO. Funeral services for Steve Culpepper will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at First Baptist Church of Whitesboro with Rev. Mike Flanagan and Dr. Johnny Funderburg officiating.

Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery of Whitesboro. Services are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at Meador Funeral Home.

Mr. Culpepper passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at Wilson N. Jones Medical Center in Sherman, Texas.

Steve was born on June 28, 1941, in Collinsville, Texas, to J.M. ?Buster? and Lorena (Ivy) Culpepper. He married Glenda Richardson on Aug. 29, 1959, in Whitesboro, Texas. Steve started working for his father with Culpepper Plumbing and Air as a young teenager. They founded a family partnership in 1964 with owners Steve, Buster Culpepper and Jerry Culpepper. Steve was a member of First Baptist Church since 1965 and he served as a deacon since 1976. He was a member of Whitesboro Rotary serving as Treasurer for 35 years, a member of the Whitesboro Chamber of Commerce and was chosen as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 1995. He served on the Whitesboro City Council for 3 terms over four decades, and also served as Mayor Pro-tem. He was instrumental in passing bond elections for new schools for the Whitesboro ISD. Steve was a strong supporter of the Whitesboro Booster Club. He loved to travel, camp, fish, play golf, take jeep tours and he especially loved his family. He and his wife Glenda have also hosted seven foreign exchange students over the years.

Steve is survived by his wife, Glenda Culpepper of Whitesboro; a son, Dewayne Culpepper of Denton; a daughter, Penny Renfroe and husband, Rusty, of Whitesboro; two grandchildren, Reagan and Jordan Renfroe of Whitesboro; two brothers, Jerry Culpepper and wife, Jenny, of Denison and Merzon Culpepper and wife, Flossie, of Collinsville; three sisters, Martha Sue Hanning of Denison, Dorothy Worsham and husband, Tom, of Collinsville, and Sandra Plummer and husband, Melvin, of Farmers Branch; and numerous extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Culpepper.

Pallbearers are Charlie Whitecotten, Randy Sanders, Mike Pack, Earl Sanges, Tommy Neal, Gene Young, Smoot Earnhart, Chris Clark. Honorary Pallbearers are Deacons of First Baptist Church of Whitesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 129 Center St., Whitesboro, TX 76273. To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhome.com.3 
Burial*4 Oct 2006 His body was interred on 4 Oct 2006 at Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas

Family

Glenda Jean Richardson (2 Dec 1942 - 15 Jan 2012)
Marriage*29 Aug 1959 He married Glenda Jean Richardson at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 1959 at age 18.3,5 
Children
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited7 Feb 2012

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Dorothy Culpepper Worsham.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    William Stephen Culpepper, Male, born __ 1941 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of James Culpepper and Lorena Ivy.
  3. Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, Cooke Co., Texas.
    http://www.gainesvilleregister.com/
    Obituary for William Stephen "Steve" Culpepper, published 3 Oct 2006.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  5. The Herald Democrat, Denton, TX.
    http://www.heralddemocrat.com
    Obituary of Glenda Richardson Culpepper (#36706), published 17 Jan 2012.
  6. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Stephen Dewayne Culpepper, Male, born __ 1960 in Cooke Co., Texas, child of William Stephen Culpepper and Glenda Jean Richardson.
  7. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    James M Culpepper, Male, Single, died 17 Jan 1971 in Grayson Co., TX.
  8. Tombstone.
    Whitesboro Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX
    James ‘Buster’ Culpepper, 30 Jan 1905 – 17 Jan 1971.
  9. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Lorena Vion Culpepper, Female, died 16 Mar 1992 in Grayson Co., TX.
  10. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Penny Lynne Culpepper, Female, born __ 1962 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of William Stephen Culpepper and Glenda Jean Richardson.

Glenda Jean Richardson1

Female, #36706, (2 Dec 1942 - 15 Jan 2012)
Birth*2 Dec 1942 Glenda was born at Pilot Point, Denton Co., Texas, on 2 Dec 1942. Glenda Jean Richardson is the daughter of James Edward Richardson and Dorothy Faye Duncan.2,3 
Marriage*29 Aug 1959 She married William Stephen Culpepper at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 1959 at age 16.4,3 
Married Name29 Aug 1959  As of 29 Aug 1959, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son4 May 1960 Her son Stephen Dewayne Culpepper was born on 4 May 1960 at Cooke Co., Texas.5 
Residence*Sep 2006 William and Glenda resided at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, in Sep 2006.4 
Death of Spouse1 Oct 2006 Her husband William Stephen Culpepper died on 1 Oct 2006 at Sherman, Grayson Co., Texas.4,6 
Residence*Dec 2008 Glenda resided at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, in Dec 2008.7 
Death of Son23 Dec 2008 Her son Stephen Dewayne Culpepper died on 23 Dec 2008 at Denton, Denton Co., Texas.7 
Death*15 Jan 2012 She died at Plano, Collin Co., Texas, on 15 Jan 2012 at age 69.3 
Obituary*17 Jan 2012 Funeral services for Glenda Culpepper will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Meador Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Carney officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Whitesboro. Services are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2012 at Meador Funeral Home.

Mrs. Culpepper passed away Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Medical Center of Plano.

Glenda was born on December 2, 1942 in Pilot Point, Texas to Ed and Dorothy (Duncan) Richardson. She married Steve Culpepper on August 29, 1959 in Whitesboro, Texas. He preceded her in death in 2006 after 47 years of marriage. She was a homemaker and community volunteer.

Glenda was a member of the First Baptist Church since 1965 where she taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and worked in the church's nursery for 45 years.

She was a charter member of the Contemporary Women's Club since 1971. She served on the Whitesboro Public Library Board for over 20 years. She was a member of the Whitesboro Area Chamber of Commerce where she volunteered for over 30 years. She served in several offices and was on the board of directors for well over 10 years. She was named a Lifetime Member of the Chamber, named a Director Emeritus, and had received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

She opened her home to seven foreign exchange students and two local college students, whom she loved dearly. She became GG to not only her own two grandchildren, but to everyone who loved her. Glenda was a woman of hospitality and generosity, and always wore a smile. She was a woman of faith and had a true servant's heart. She believed in her community and volunteered countless hours for it.

Glenda is survived by her daughter, Penny Renfroe and husband Rusty of Whitesboro; two grandchildren, Reagan and Jordan Renfroe of Tulsa; three sisters, Gail Cole and husband Joe of Whitesboro, Marcia Mordecai and husband John of Collinsville, Angie Lemons and husband Billy of Whitesboro; two brothers, Joe Richardson and wife Peggy of Sadler, and Marc Richardson and wife Judy of Afton, Oklahoma; and numerous extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband Steve Culpepper, her son Dewayne Culpepper, and her parents Ed and Dorothy Richardson.

Pallbearers are her nephews Todd Cole, Chad Lemons, Kirk Lemons, Brent Mordecai, Bruce Plummer, Jason Richardson, Joe Richardson, and Tom Worsham.

In lieu of flowers, friends are invited to send memorials to the Cowboy Junction Church, who are rebuilding after a devastating fire. Those desiring may send donations to the following: Cowboy Junction, 27544 South 4380 Road, Vinita, OK 74301.

To sign the online registry, please go to www.meadorfuneralhome.com.3 
Burial*17 Jan 2012 Her body was interred on 17 Jan 2012 at Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas.3 

Family

William Stephen Culpepper (28 Jun 1941 - 1 Oct 2006)
Marriage*29 Aug 1959 She married William Stephen Culpepper at Whitesboro, Grayson Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 1959 at age 16.4,3 
Children
Last Edited7 Feb 2012

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Penny Lynne Culpepper, Female, born __ 1962 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of William Stephen Culpepper and Glenda Jean Richardson.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Glenda Jean Richardson, born __ 1942 in Denton Co., Texas, daughter of James Edward Richardson and Dorothy Faye Duncan.
  3. The Herald Democrat, Denton, TX.
    http://www.heralddemocrat.com
    Obituary of Glenda Richardson Culpepper (#36706), published 17 Jan 2012.
  4. Gainesville Daily Register, Gainesville, Cooke Co., Texas.
    http://www.gainesvilleregister.com/
    Obituary for William Stephen "Steve" Culpepper, published 3 Oct 2006.
  5. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Stephen Dewayne Culpepper, Male, born __ 1960 in Cooke Co., Texas, child of William Stephen Culpepper and Glenda Jean Richardson.
  6. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  7. The Herald Democrat, Denton, TX.
    http://www.heralddemocrat.com
    Obituary of Stephen Dewayne Culpepper (#53956), published 28 Dec 2008.

Benny Earl Culpepper1

Male, #36707
Father*Benjamin Ray Culpepper (16 Mar 1907 - 10 Oct 1996)
Mother*Esther Gardner (28 Oct 1914 - 12 Mar 1969)

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Betty Jane Smith
Child
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. E-mail written 28 Sep 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Shirley D. Weth, e-mail address.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Dakota Carl Culpepper, Male, born __ 1990 in Bowie Co., Texas, child of Benny Earl Culpepper and Betty Jane Smith.

Dian Culpepper

Female, #36708, (19 May 1941 - 1 Mar 2004)
Father*Benjamin Ray Culpepper (16 Mar 1907 - 10 Oct 1996)
Mother*Esther Gardner (28 Oct 1914 - 12 Mar 1969)
Birth*19 May 1941 Dian was born at McCaskill, Hempstead Co., Arkansas, on 19 May 1941.1 
Death of Mother12 Mar 1969 Her mother Esther Gardner died on 12 Mar 1969. 
Married Namesay 1980  As of say 1980, her married name was Garrett.1 
Residence*1996 Dian resided at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas, in 1996. 
Death of Father10 Oct 1996 Her father Benjamin Ray Culpepper died on 10 Oct 1996 at Nashville, Howard Co., Arkansas
Death*1 Mar 2004 She died at Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas, on 1 Mar 2004 at age 62.1 
Biography* Obituary:
Dian Garrett, 62, of Texarkana, Ark., died Monday, March 1, 2004, in a local hospital. Mrs. Garrett was born May 19, 1941, in McCaskill, Ark. She was retired from Texarkana, Ark., School District and a member of County Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one stepson, Greg Garrett. Survivors include her husband, Frank Garrett of Texarkana; three sons, Tony Payne and Eric Payne of Texarkana and Matthew Payne of Denver; one daughter, Dana Payne of Atlanta; two stepsons, Keith Garrett of Texarkana and Randy Garrett of Little Rock; one stepdaughter, Terry Thomas of Texarkana; one sister, Brenda Robbins of Vilonia, Ark; one brother, Benny Culpepper of Nashville, Ark; and five grandchildren. Services will be 10 a.m. today at County Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Copeland officiating. Burial will be in Ozan Cemetery, Bingen, Ark., under direction of East Funeral Home, Downtown. Memorials may be made to County Avenue Baptist Church Jail Ministry.1 

Family

Frank Garrett
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. Texarkana Gazette, Texarkana, Texas.
    http://www.texarkanagazette.com/
    Obituary of Dian Culpepper Garrett, published 5 Mar 2004.

Frank Garrett1

Male, #36709

Family

Dian Culpepper (19 May 1941 - 1 Mar 2004)
Last Edited24 Oct 2006

Citations

  1. Texarkana Gazette, Texarkana, Texas.
    http://www.texarkanagazette.com/
    Obituary of Dian Culpepper Garrett, published 5 Mar 2004.

Brenda Culpepper

Female, #36710
Father*Benjamin Ray Culpepper (16 Mar 1907 - 10 Oct 1996)
Mother*Esther Gardner (28 Oct 1914 - 12 Mar 1969)

Family

(?) Robbins
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Oct 2006

(?) Robbins

Male, #36711

Family

Brenda Culpepper
Last Edited24 Oct 2006

Shawn Culpepper

Male, #36712
Father*Benny Earl Culpepper
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Oct 2007

Dakota Earl Culpepper1

Male, #36713
Father*Benny Earl Culpepper1
Mother*Betty Jane Smith1
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Dakota Carl Culpepper, Male, born __ 1990 in Bowie Co., Texas, child of Benny Earl Culpepper and Betty Jane Smith.

Infant Son Culpepper1

Male, #36714, (1 Jul 1934 - 1 Jul 1934)
Father*Jessie Earl Culpepper (18 Sep 1910 - 10 Nov 1970)
Mother*Edna Glee Rice (1 Jan 1911 - 28 Mar 1969)
Death*1 Jul 1934 He died on 1 Jul 1934. 
Birth*1 Jul 1934 Infant was born on 1 Jul 1934. 
ChartsSampson Culpepper of Wilkinson Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited8 Sep 1999

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Barbara Ellen Toner O'Neal (Mrs. William Kenneth O'Neal -- daughter of Helen Fay Jones and Roy Franklin Toner and granddaughter of Allie Ethel Culpepper Jones), Fountain Hills, AZ, e-mail address.

Abner Jones

Male, #36715, (say 1855 - )
Birth*say 1855 Abner was born say 1855. 
Marriage* He married Josephine White
Birth of Son11 Aug 1885 His son George Washington Jones was born on 11 Aug 1885 at Arkansas

Family

Josephine White (say 1857 - )
Child
Last Edited8 Sep 1999

Josephine White

Female, #36716, (say 1857 - )
Married Name Her married name was Jones. 
Marriage* She married Abner Jones
Birth*say 1857 Josephine was born say 1857. 
Birth of Son11 Aug 1885 Her son George Washington Jones was born on 11 Aug 1885 at Arkansas

Family

Abner Jones (say 1855 - )
Child
Last Edited8 Sep 1999