Floyd Elmer Culpepper

Male, #2821, (28 Jul 1922 - 5 Feb 2008)
Father*Joseph Floyd Culpepper (4 Jul 1878 - 1 Aug 1951)
Mother*Ora S. Wedgeworth (4 Oct 1882 - 15 May 1966)
Birth*28 Jul 1922 Floyd was born at Neshoba Co., Mississippi, on 28 Jul 1922. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Floyd and Joseph was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Winston Co., Mississippi.1 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Navy.)2 
Marriage*10 Nov 1945 He married Betty Jean Davis on 10 Nov 1945 at age 23. 
Death of Father1 Aug 1951 His father Joseph Floyd Culpepper died on 1 Aug 1951 at Louisville, Winston Co., Mississippi.3 
Death of Mother15 May 1966 His mother Ora S. Wedgeworth died on 15 May 1966 at Louisville, Winston Co., Mississippi.4 
Death*5 Feb 2008 He died at Macon, Noxubee Co., Mississippi, on 5 Feb 2008 at age 85.5,6 
Burial*8 Feb 2008 His body was interred on 8 Feb 2008 at Salem Cemetery, Macon, Noxubee Co., Mississippi.5,6 
Obituary*Feb 2008 Funeral services were held Feb. 8, 2008 for Floyd E. Culpepper, 85, of Macon. He died Feb. 5 at his residence.
     Mr. Culpepper, a retired farmer, was a native of Lauderdale, MS., but grew up in Winston County. He attended Ellison Ridge High School. He served in the U.S. Navy for three and a half years during World War II. He received an honorable discharge as a 2"d Class Petty Officer and Torpedoman, having served in the South Pacific.
     He settled in Macon in 1956. He was a 50-year member of Concord Baptist Church.
     Mr. Culpepper was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Floyd and Ora Wedgworth Culpepper; a daughter, Robin Robbins; and seven brothers and sisters.
     He is survived by his wife Betty Davis Culpepper of Macon; three daughters, Judy Culpepper of Huntsville, Al., Sharon Robold of Tupelo, and Becky Syfrett of Macon; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held at Concord Baptist Church. Burial was in Salem Cemetery with Cockrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.5
Floyd Elmer Culpepper


Betty Jean Davis (21 Feb 1926 - 25 Feb 2013)
Marriage*10 Nov 1945 He married Betty Jean Davis on 10 Nov 1945 at age 23. 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 80-5, Page 15B, McCloud Road, Beat 2, Winston Co., MS
    Own Farm, Radio=N
    J F Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 52, md@27, AL/AL/AL, Farmer, Farm, Vet=N
    Ora Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 47, md@22, MS/MS/MS
    Edna Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 14, sng, MS/AL/MS
    Vester O Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 11, sng, MS/AL/MS
    Elwin F Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, MS/AL/MS
    Joseph E Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 4, sng, MS/AL/MS.
  2. National WW-II Memorial Registry, National Parks Service, 2008.
    Floyed Elmer Culpepper
    HOMETOWN: Louisville, MS
    HONORED BY: Ruby Culpepper Hurt.
  3. Hazel Crenshaw Garrett and Louis Taunton, compiler, Winston County, Mississippi Cemeteries, Louisville, MS: G&T Publishers, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.2692 V3g.
    Memorial Park Cemetery, John C. Stennis Drive/Highway 397, Louisville, Winston Co., MS
    + Joseph Floyd Culpepper, 4 Jul 1878 - 1 Aug 1951
    + Ora Wedgeworth Culpepper, 4 Oct 1882 - 29 May 1966.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  5. E-mail written 2007-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Judy Diann Culpepper (#7682), Huntsville, AL, e-mail address.
  6. Obituary of Floyd Elmer Culpepper, published in February 2008 in an unknown newspaper. Provided to Culpepper Connections by Judy Diann Culpepper.