Jerry Eugene Culpepper1

Male, #37442, (19 Sep 1931 - 27 Feb 2001)
Father*Howard Luther Culpepper (20 Sep 1910 - 29 Jan 1995)
Mother*Ruby Mae Barrett (s 1910 - 8 Jan 2008)
DNA* Jerry has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Joseph Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC, who is a son of Robert Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, the son of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Name Variation He was also known as Gene. 
Birth*19 Sep 1931 Jerry was born at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama, on 19 Sep 1931.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Alabama.2 
Photographedcirca Jul 1950 He appeared as a great-grandson in a family photograph circa Jul 1950 at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama,
from left to right: Willie Gamble Culpepper, Francis Marion Culpepper, Luther Lafayette Culpepper, Howard Luther Culpepper, and Jerry Eugene "Gene" Culpepper. The photo was taken in Gadsden, Alabama in the summer of 1950, in the back yard of Francis Marion's home.3
Four Generations of Culpeppers
Marriage*8 Jul 1950 He married Dorothy Irene Cisco at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama, on 8 Jul 1950 at age 18.4 
Death of Father29 Jan 1995 His father Howard Luther Culpepper died on 29 Jan 1995 at Shelby, Cleveland Co., North Carolina.2,5 
Residence*Feb 2001 Jerry resided at Hallsville, Harrison Co., Texas, in Feb 2001.2 
Death*27 Feb 2001 He died at Longview, Gregg Co., Texas, on 27 Feb 2001 at age 69.3,2 
Burial*2 Mar 2001 His body was interred on 2 Mar 2001 at Hallsville Cemetery, Hallsville, Harrison Co., Texas. Obituary:
Jerry Eugene "Gene" Culpepper, 69, of Hallsville died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at a local hospital. He was born in Gadsden, Ala., Sept. 19, 1931, to Howard L. and Ruby Mae Culpepper. He had been a resident of East Texas since 1951. Mr. Culpepper, a salesman for the Made Rite Bottling Co. of Longview, also known as the Dr. Pepper Co., retired after 36 years of employment. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially enjoying fishing and hunting. He also loved to spend time with his grandchildren and regularly enjoyed school and sporting events with his family. Funeral services for Mr. Culpepper will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, at Rader Funeral Home Chapel, 1617 Judson Road in Longview, with the Rev. Ted Harold officiating. Interment will follow in Hallsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the funeral home. Mr. Culpepper was preceded in death by his father, Howard L. Culpepper, and a grandaughter, Chassity Culpepper. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; sons and daughters-in-law, Sammy and Linda Culpepper of Longview and Jerry and Becky Culpepper of Hallsville; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Ken Hartley of White Oak, his brothers and sisters-in-law, Mathon and Evelyn Culpepper of Florida, and Bill and Sudie Culpepper of Ringgold, GA; his mother, Ruby Culpepper of Ashevile, N.C; and his grandchildren..6 


Dorothy Irene Cisco (20 Dec 1931 - 19 Nov 2006)
Marriage*8 Jul 1950 He married Dorothy Irene Cisco at Gadsden, Etowah Co., Alabama, on 8 Jul 1950 at age 18.4 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Jan 2011


  1. E-mail written 1999 to Lew Griffin from Mathon Luther Culpepper.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. E-mail written 2003 - 2008 to Lew Griffin from Sammy Eugene Culpepper (#47245), e-mail address.
  4. Inc., Provo, UT, compiler, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Online database at, 2006.
    Jerry E. Culpepper and Dorothy I. Cisco married 8 Jul 1950 in Etowah Co., AL.
  5. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at, 2005.
    Howard Luther Culpepper, Male, White, Married, born 20 Sep 1910, died 29 Jan 1995 in Cleveland Co., NC, SSN: 421-09-0643.
  6. Longview News-Journal, Longview, TX.
    Obituary for Jerry Eugene Culpepper, 28 Feb 2001.