Wallace H. Culpepper1

Male, #10925, (15 Sep 1918 - 14 Aug 1970)
Father*Paris Culpepper (21 Sep 1889 - 13 Aug 1980)
Mother*Ethel Eula Carter (30 Nov 1894 - 11 Apr 1974)
Birth*15 Sep 1918 Wallace was born at Barney, Brooks Co., Georgia, on 15 Sep 1918.2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Willis and Wallace was listed as a son in Paris Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Barney, Brooks Co., Georgia.4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Willis and Wallace was listed as a son in Paris Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Barney, Brooks Co., Georgia.5 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort Monmouth, Monmouth Co., New Jersey, and served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(US Army.)6 
Death*14 Aug 1970 He died at Veteran's Hospital, Decatur, DeKalb Co., Georgia, on 14 Aug 1970 at age 51.7,3 
Burial*17 Aug 1970 His body was interred on 17 Aug 1970 at Campground Cemetery at Mount Zion Church, Morven, Brooks Co., Georgia.2,8 
Obituary*20 Aug 1970 Mr. Wallace H. CULPEPPER, age 52, passed away at the Atlanta VA Hospital on August 14, 1970. Mr. Culpepper had been ill for about four years. He was born in Barney, Ga. and had lived in Brooks County all his life. He was a retired service-man having served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Culpepper is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paris CULPEPPER of Barney, Ga., three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn BOWMAN and Mrs. Ross Abney of LaFayette, Ga., and Mrs. Melvin HOLLEMAN of Smyrna, Ga. One brother also survives, W. F. CULPEPPER of Ocala, Fla. Mr. Culpepper was a member of the Baptist Church. His funeral was conducted at the Barney Baptist Church on August 17. 1970 with Rev. W. M. TAYLOR, Rev. James MONROE and Rev. Gerald LILLARD officiating at the service. Laverne MELTON sang the beautiful song, "How Great Thou Art," accompanied by Mrs. Finnis WEBB. The pallbearers were James BLEASE, Herbert PURVIS, Malcolm HERRING, Owen BURTON, Andy ABNEY and Maurice LONG.8 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Aug 2010


  1. E-mail written Report dated 2000 to Lew Griffin from Samuel Harold Culpepper (#38278), e-mail address.
  2. USGenWeb Archives.
    Campground Cemetery at Zion Methodist Church, Brooks Co., GA
    + Ether C. Culpepper, 30 Nov 1894 - 11 Apr 1974
    + Paris Culpepper, 21 Sep 1889 - 12 Aug 1980
    + Wallace H. Culpepper, 15 Sep 1918 - 14 Aug 1970.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 46, page 16B, Barney, Brooks Co., GA
    Paris Culpepper, Head, M, 30, M, GA/AL/GA, Postmaster
    Ethel Culpepper, Wife, F, 24, M, GA/GA/GA
    Evelyn Culpepper, Dau, F, 5, S, GA/GA/GA
    William F. Culpepper, Son, M, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    Wallace H. Culpepper, Son, M, 1, S, GA/GA/GA.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 16, page 2A, Main Street, Barney Town, Brooks Co., GA
    Home=$1500, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Paris Culpepper, Head, 40, md @ 24, GA/AL/GA, Postmaster
    Ethel Culpepper, Wife, 35, md @ 18, GA/NC/GA, Music Teacher
    Evlin Culpepper, Daughter, 15, GA/GA/GA
    Frank Culpepper, Son, 13, GA/GA/GA
    Wallace Culpepper, Son, 11, GA/GA/GA
    Charlotte Culpepper, Daughter, 8, GA/GA/GA
    Mary R. Culpepper, Daughter, 5, GA/GA/GA
    Sarah Blankingame, Boarder, F, 24, S, GA/GA/GA, Teacher in Jewelry School.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    Wallace H Culpepper, White, Single, born 1918 in Georgia, residing in Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 27 Jun 1941 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.
  7. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    Wallace H. Culpepper, d. 14 Aug 1970 at 51 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in Brooks Co., GA.
  8. Quitman Free Press, Quitman, GA.
    Obituary of Wallace H. Culpepper (#10925), published 20 Aug 1970 and provided to Culpepper Connections by John W. McLeod.