Frank David Culpepper Sr.1

Male, #36766, (6 Feb 1914 - 15 Apr 2003)
Father*Clark E. Culpepper (28 Mar 1892 - 22 Mar 1920)
Mother*Jewell (?) (c 1900 - )
Birth*6 Feb 1914 Frank was born at Pike Co., Alabama, on 6 Feb 1914.1,2,3 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 Frank was listed as a son in Clark E. Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.4 
Death of Father22 Mar 1920 His father Clark E. Culpepper died on 22 Mar 1920 at Pike Co., Alabama.5,6 
Marriage*say 1934 He married Odie Rachel Bennett say 1934.3,7 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
Death of Spouse10 Apr 2001 His wife Odie Rachel Bennett died on 10 Apr 2001 at Brunswick, Glynn Co., Georgia.2 
Death*15 Apr 2003 He died at Brunswick, Glynn Co., Georgia, on 15 Apr 2003 at age 89.1,2 
Obituary*17 Apr 2003 Frank David Culpepper Sr., 89, of Brunswick and formerly of Waycross, died Tuesday (April 15, 2003) at Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center. He was born in Pike County, Ala. He had made his home in Glynn County since 1935 and was a World War II Marine Corps veteran.
     He was the founder and former owner of Two Way Fish Camp. He was a life member of V.F.W. Post 2588 and was a former member of the Elks Lodge and Brunswick Lions Club. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
     Survivors include one son, Frank David Culpepper Jr., of Brunswick; two brothers, Herbert Darley, Macon and Bill Darley, Jacksonville, Fla; two grandchildren.
     A funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Crandall Jr. and the Rev. Tommy McMillian officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Brunswick Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Brunswick. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.1 
Burial*19 Apr 2003 His body was interred on 19 Apr 2003 at Brunswick Memorial Park, Brunswick, Glynn Co., Georgia.1,3 


Odie Rachel Bennett (30 May 1916 - 10 Apr 2001)
Marriage*say 1934 He married Odie Rachel Bennett say 1934.3,7 
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Jan 2011


  1. Obituary from WAYCROSS JOURNAL-HERALD, Thursday, April 17, 2003, Page 3, Transcribed by: Teresa Griffis, 4-22-03.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. USGenWeb Archives.
    From survey contributed to USGenWeb Archives by Olivia Terjesen
    Brunswick Park Memorial Cemetery, Evergreen Section 26:
    * Frank D. Culpepper Sr., 6 Feb 1914 - ??, WWII-Marine
    * Odie Culpepper, 30 May 1916 - ?? 
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 156, Page 2B, Lines 88-91, Josie, Pike Co., AL
    Clark Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 28, md, AL/GA/AL, Farmer
    Jewel Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 20, md, AL/GA/AL
    Frank D. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Arch Christian, Hired Man, M, Black, 30, div, AL/AL/AL, Farm Laborer.
  5. Tombstone Photographs, Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Clark E. Culpepper, Mar. 28, 1892 - Mar. 22, 1920.
  6. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at, 2011.
    Clark Culpepper died 22 Mar 1920 in Pike Co., Alabama.
  7. Savannah Morning News, Savannah, GA,
    Obituary for Mrs. Odie Rachel Bennett Culpepper, 13 Apr 2001.
  8. Obituary for father from WAYCROSS JOURNAL-HERALD, Thursday, April 17, 2003, Page 3, Transcribed by: Teresa Griffis, 4-22-03.