Alverene Culpepper

Female, #34569, (27 May 1906 - 19 Jan 1995)
Father*William Lee Culpepper (12 Aug 1885 - 22 Jul 1941)
Mother*Georgia Beatrice Rowe (8 May 1884 - 26 Jun 1925)
Birth*27 May 1906 Alverene was born at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 27 May 1906. 
Photographedsay 1910 She appeared as a granddaughter in a family photograph say 1910 at Joppa, Cullman Co., Alabama,
Back row, left to right: James E. Albright holding son Roy, William Lee Culpepper, Grover Milton Culpepper, Carl Winston Culpepper, & Effin Arelia Culpepper;
Front row, left to right: Hattie Louraine (Culpepper) Albright holding Lola Albright, Georgia Beatrice (Rowe) Culpepper holding (probably) William Lonnie Culpepper, Robert Jefferson Culpepper, William Henry Culpepper, Mary Elizabeth (Powell) Culpepper, and Alverene Culpepper.1,2
William Henry Culpepper family
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Alverene was listed as a daughter in William Lee Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama.3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Alverene was listed as a daughter in William Lee Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.4 
Death of Mother26 Jun 1925 Her mother Georgia Beatrice Rowe died on 26 Jun 1925 at Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.5 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Alverene was listed as a granddaughter in Mary Elizabeth Powell's household on the 1930 Census at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama.6 
Marriage*11 Jul 1930 She married Ronald Teddy Dunn at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 11 Jul 1930 at age 24. 
Married Name11 Jul 1930  As of 11 Jul 1930, her married name was Dunn. 
Employment* Alverene's occupation: teacher. 
Death of Father22 Jul 1941 Her father William Lee Culpepper died on 22 Jul 1941 at Guntersville, Marshall Co., Alabama.7 
Death of Spouse25 Jan 1958 Her husband Ronald Teddy Dunn died on 25 Jan 1958 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan
Death*19 Jan 1995 She died at Arab, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 19 Jan 1995 at age 88. 
Burial*22 Jan 1995 Her body was interred on 22 Jan 1995 at Arab Memorial Garden, Arab, Marshall Co., Alabama
Biography* Mary Lillian Butler Pierce wrote 19 Jun 1993: Billy Dunn's mother is 87 yrs old - fell in March and broke her hip. Stayed several weeks in hosp. and in rehab. for therapy. She is home now...
      In a 21 Jan 1995 card Mary Lillian noted that Alverene had died of a heart attack: She would have been 89 yrs old in May of this yr. Funeral will be to-morrow Sun. at 2 pm, at Arab...
      Mary Lillian preserved the following funeral notice from the Huntsville Times: Alverene Dunn ARAB -- Mrs. Alverene Dunn, 88, of 423 Shoal Creek Trail, Arab, died Thursday at her home. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Gober Funeral Home in Arab. Burial will be in Arab Memorial Cemetery. Survivors include two daughters, Rosemary Washam of Arab and Annette Dunn of Birmingham; a son, Jerry Dunn of Arab; a sister, Inez Williams of Guntersville; two brothers, Lester Culpepper of Tennessee and Elton Culpepper of Huntsville; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
      Mary Lillian also preserved the following obituary from an unknown source: Alverene C. Dunn Retired school teacher Alverene C. Dunn, 88, of Arab, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 1995, at her residence. Mrs. Dunn was born May 27, 1906, in Marshall County to Lee and Beatrice Rowe Culpepper. She was married to Ronald T. Dunn, who died Jan.25,1958. She was a 1926 graduate of Arab High School, attended Jacksonville State University for three years, retired as a school teacher from Arab Primary School in 1975, was a member of Arab First Baptist Church and lived in Arab since 1952. She is survived by her son: Jerry Dunn of Arab; two daughters: Rosemary Washam of Arab and Annette Dunn of Birmingham; son-in- law: Wayne Washam of Arab; two daughters-in-law: Marina Dunn and Sally Dunn of Arab; two brothers: Lester Culpepper of Portland, Tenn., and Elton Culpepper of Huntsville; sister: Inez Williams of Guntersville; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 1995, at Gober Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Paul Murphy and Ken Tyler officiating. Burial was in Arab Memorial Cemetery, with Gober Funeral Chapel directing. Pallbearers were Tim Dunn, Keith Dunn, Craig Dunn, David Dunn, Alan Washam and Jeff Washam. 

Family

Ronald Teddy Dunn (6 Jun 1905 - 25 Jan 1958)
Marriage*11 Jul 1930 She married Ronald Teddy Dunn at Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama, on 11 Jul 1930 at age 24. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 May 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written Feb 2010 to Lew Griffin from William M. Garrison, e-mail address.
  2. Correspondence from Billy Wendell Dunn, Arab, AL, to Lew Griffin, say 1978.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 103, Sheet 9B, Lines 72-75, Oleander, Marshall Co., Alabama (27 Apr 1910)
    William L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 24, md1-5yrs, AL/AL/AL, Farmer
    Georgia B. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 25, md1-5yrs, ch 3/2, AL/AL/AL
    Alvarine Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 3, sng, AL/AL/AL
    William O. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 0/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 159, Sheet 3A, Lines 38-44, Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama (3 Jan 1920)
    William L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 34, md, AL/AL/AL, Farmer
    Beatrice Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 35, md, AL/AL/AL
    Alvarine Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 13, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lonnie Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Lester Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Herman Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elton Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 2 4/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  5. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Georgia Culpepper died Jun 1925 in Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 32, Sheets 2A-B, Lines 48-55, Union Grove, Marshall Co., Alabama (4 Apr 1930)
    Owns Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Mary Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 63, wid, md@18, AL/GA/GA, Farmer
    Lee Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 44, md@19, AL/AL/AL, Farmer, Vet=N
    Alvarine Culpepper, (Grand)Dau, F, Wh, 23, sng, AL/AL/AL, Public School Teacher
    Lonie Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 20, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Lester Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer
    Elton Culpepper, (Grand)Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Inez Culpepper, (Grand)Dau, F, Wh, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Gerald Culpepper (correct name: Gerald Cooley), GrandSon, M, Wh, 1 1/12, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  7. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    William L. Culpepper died 22 Jul 1941 in Marshall Co., Alabama.