James Quitman Culpepper1

Male, #38163, (1 Mar 1925 - 13 Jun 2000)
Father*William Monroe Culpepper (20 Jun 1889 - 9 May 1959)
Mother*Ada Pearl Poole (10 Dec 1888 - 14 Jan 1951)
Father(?) Culpepper2 (s 1878 - c 1903)
Birth*1 Mar 1925 James was born at Pike Co., Alabama, on 1 Mar 1925.3,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Gussie, Lester, William and James was listed as a son in William Monroe Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Josie, Pike Co., Alabama.5 
ResidenceAug 1944 James resided at Bullock Co., Alabama, in Aug 1944.6 
World War II*between 1944 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1944 and 1945.4,6 
Death of Mother14 Jan 1951 His mother Ada Pearl Poole died on 14 Jan 1951 at Linwood, Pike Co., Alabama.7 
Residence*May 1959 James resided at Phenix City, Russell Co., Alabama, in May 1959.8 
Death of Father9 May 1959 His father William Monroe Culpepper died on 9 May 1959 at Linwood, Pike Co., Alabama.9,10 
Death*13 Jun 2000 He died at Phenix City, Russell Co., Alabama, on 13 Jun 2000 at age 75.3 
Burial*15 Jun 2000 His body was interred on 15 Jun 2000 at Lakeview Memory Gardens, Phenix City, Russell Co., Alabama.4 
Obituary*15 Jun 2000 James Quitman Culpepper, 75, of Phenix City, died on Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. (12:00 p.m. CDT), on Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City, with the Rev. Roosevelt Oakes officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens with Vance Memorial Chapel directing.
Survivors include his wife, Vernie Dease Culpepper of Phenix City; one daughter, Janice (Sanford) Hussey of Columbus, Ga; one son, Jerry (Fanny) Culpepper of Phenix City; one sister, Mattie Poole of Troy; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was born March 1, 1925, in Pike County, to Monroe and Ada Poole Culpepper. He retired from the construction business and was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II.
Pallbearers for the service will be: Alan Hussey, Chris Hussey, Sandy Hussey, Scott Culpepper, Willie Culpepper, and Earl Culpepper. Visitation was held at Vance Memorial Chapel in Phenix City on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (EDT.)4 


Vernie R. Dease
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Mar 2010


  1. E-mail written 1999, 2000 to Lew Griffin from Todd Culpepper.
  2. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 6, Sheet 4A, Family 61, Beat 3, Covington County, MS
    John E. Hill, Head, M, Wh, 48, M2-5 yrs, MS/AR/MS, Laborer-General Farm
    Martha M. Hill, Wife, F, Wh, 28, M1-5 yrs, ch 3/2, MS/MS/MS
    Bert A. Hill, Son, M, Wh, 3, S, MS/MS/MS
    Quitman Culpepper, Step-Son, M, Wh, 7, S, MS/MS/MS.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  4. James Quitman Culpepper obituary from The Troy Messenger, 15 Jun 2000: www.troymessenger.com/articles/2000/06/15/obituaries/export1783.txt.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 24, Page 232A, Lines 7-13, Josie, Pike Co., AL
    Rents Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Monroe Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 42, md@20, AL/AL/AL, Farmer, Vet=N
    Ada Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 43, md@21, AL/AL/AL
    Lester Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 17, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Otho Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 15, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Gussie Culpepper, Dau (sic), F, Wh, 13, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Mattie Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 12, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Quitman Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  6. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    James Q. Culpepper, born 1925, White, Native of Alabama; Resided in Bullock Co., Alabama; Enlisted on 27 Jun 1944 in Georgia at Fort McPherson Atlanta in the US Army as a Private for the duration of the War plus six months; Education: Grammar school; Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman; Marital Status: Married.
  7. Tombstone Photograph, Sandfield Cemetery, Zebulon Baptist Church, Linwood, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Ada Pearl Culpepper, Dec. 10, 1888 - Jan. 14, 1951, Wife of W. M. Culpepper.
  8. Troy Messenger, Troy, Alabama.
    Obituary for William Monroe Culpepper, published 11 May 1959.
  9. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    William M. Culpepper died 9 May 1959 in Pike Co., Alabama.
  10. "Pike County, Alabama Tomb Records, Vol. II", Papers of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol. XXXV, Nos. 3 and 4, 1966.
    Sandfield Cemetery, Linwood, Pike Co., AL
    + W. M. Culpepper, 20 Jun 1889 - 9 May 1959 (h/o Ada Pearl and Rosie)
    + Josie Culpepper, 11 Sep 1888 - 12 May 1909 (w/o W. M. Culpepper).