Charlie Wendell Culpepper1

Male, #2051, (4 Jun 1932 - 2 Sep 2008)
Father*Charles Wilson Culpepper2 (12 Apr 1901 - 16 Oct 1974)
Mother*Mattie Lee Cates2 (1 Sep 1904 - 5 Sep 1995)
DNA* Charlie has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of James Culpepper, son of Robert Culpepper, Jr., who is a grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA.3 
Name Variation He was also known as Pepper.1 
Birth*4 Jun 1932 Charlie was born at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 4 Jun 1932.2 
Photographed*say 1950 He was photographed say 1950 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia
Korean War*between 1952 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953.2 
Marriage*16 Jun 1960 He married Jean Lazelle Parker on 16 Jun 1960 at age 28. 
Adoption*say 1961 He became James Robert Hendley's adoptive father say 1961. 
Death of Father16 Oct 1974 His father Charles Wilson Culpepper died on 16 Oct 1974 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.4,5 
Death of Spouse20 Oct 1991 His wife Jean Lazelle Parker died on 20 Oct 1991 at Muscogee Co., Georgia.6,4 
Death of Mother5 Sep 1995 His mother Mattie Lee Cates died on 5 Sep 1995 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.4,7,8 
Residence*Sep 1995 Charlie resided at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, in Sep 1995. 
ResidenceMay 2007 Charlie resided at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, in May 2007.9 
Death*2 Sep 2008 He died at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, on 2 Sep 2008 at age 76.2 
Obituary*4 Sep 2008 Charlie Wendell Culpepper, June 4, 1932 - September 2, 2008
COLUMBUS, GA -- Charlie Wendell Culpepper, 76, of Columbus, GA, died Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at the Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2008 at Edgewood Baptist Church with Reverend David Howle and Reverend Andy Merritt officiating. The following will serve as active pallbearers; Sonny Lollar, Luther Miller, Alan Coker, Steve Cosby, Ben Brantley, Dan Culpepper, Wayne Culpepper, and David Marlowe. A private interment will be in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at McMullen Funeral Home, 3874 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, GA. Mr. Culpepper was born June 4, 1932 in Columbus, GA, son of the late Charlie Wilson Culpepper and the late Mattie Lee Cates Culpepper. Other than his parents, he was predeceased in death by his wife, Jean Parker Culpepper, his son, J.R. (Bobby) Culpepper. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier and retired after 32 years. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church and the Tom Fluker Sunday School class. Survivors include his wife, Sybil Brantley Culpepper of Columbus, GA; daughter, Regena C. Bowden (Jimbo) of Phenix City, AL; two sons, Mark W. Culpepper (Dee) of Columbus, GA, Greg Culpepper (Tracy) of Phenix City, AL; four brothers, Donnie Culpepper (Pat) of Columbus, GA, Daniel Culpepper (Flora) of Columbus, GA, Lavon Culpepper (Lelia) of Columbus, GA, and Thomas Culpepper of Houston, TX;, grandchildren, Leah Johnson (Joe) of LaGrange, GA, Jaime N. Matthews of Phenix City, AL, Mary Ann Pierce of Smiths, AL, Erica Jean Culpepper of Phenix City, AL, Garrett Grace Culpepper of Columbus, GA, Charles Parker Culpepper of Phenix City, AL, and Emily A. Culpepper of Phenix City, AL, and seven great grandchildren. Though his church, Mr. Culpepper was dedicated to the Hope Foundation Romanian Mission Team. The family has requested those so desiring make contributions to this foundation at 220 Osprey Villas Ct., Melbourne Beach, FL, 32951. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.mcmullenfuneralhome.com.2 
Burial*5 Sep 2008 His body was interred on 5 Sep 2008 at Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.2 

Family

Jean Lazelle Parker (3 Sep 1934 - 20 Oct 1991)
Marriage*16 Jun 1960 He married Jean Lazelle Parker on 16 Jun 1960 at age 28. 
Children
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Mar 2013

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1998-2011 to Culpepper Connections from Mark Wendell Culpepper (#2053), Columbus, GA, e-mail address.
  2. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Charlie Wendell Culpepper (#2051), published 4 Sep 2008 in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.
  3. Culpepper Project at FamilyTreeDNA.com, http://gen.culpepper.com/dna/results.htm[:WEB].
  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. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Charlie W. Culpepper, d. 16 Oct 1974 at 73 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Muscogee Co., GA.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Jean Culpepper, d. 20 Oct 1991 at 57 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Muscogee Co., GA.
  7. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Mattie L. Culpepper, d. 5 Sep 1995 at 91 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Bleckley Co., GA.
  8. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of Mattie L. Culpepper, 6 Sep 1995.
  9. Ledger-Enquirer, Columbus (Muscogee Co.), GA.
    http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/
    Obituary of James Robert Culpepper, published 1 Jun 2007.