Willanelle Weatherly

Female, #39235, (29 Sep 1917 - 2 Mar 2005)
Biography* Obituary:
Memorial services for Mrs. Willanelle Weatherly Culpepper, 87, of Dublin, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial will be private. Mr. Steve Wyatt will officiate. Mrs. Culpepper was a native of Lamar County. She was the daughter of the late Walter Pope Weatherly and the late Pearle Mae Burnette Weatherly. She was a resident of Laurens County for most of her life. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses for over 60 years. Her husband was the late Curtis Lee Culpepper. She died Wednesday. Survivors include her children, Reginald Culpepper of Cadwell, Brenda Woodard of Cadwell, Kenneth Culpepper of Rentz; her grandchildren, Michelle Kitchens of Cadwell, Kurt Culpepper of Dublin, Lisa Woodard of Dalton and Rod Woodard of Marietta; and two great-grandchildren. The family requests no flowers. Townsend Brothers Funeral Home has arrangements.1 
Birth*29 Sep 1917 Willanelle was born at Lamar Co., Georgia, on 29 Sep 1917.1 
Marriage*28 May 1937 She married Curtis Lee Culpepper at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 28 May 1937 at age 19.2 
Married Name28 May 1937  As of 28 May 1937, her married name was Culpepper. 
Birth of Son20 May 1940 Her son Phillip A. Culpepper was born on 20 May 1940 at Laurens Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Son21 May 1940 Her son Phillip A. Culpepper died on 21 May 1940 at Laurens Co., Georgia.3 
Photographed1979 She appeared as a wife in a family photograph in 1979 at Laurens Co., Georgia.4
Curtis Lee & Willanelle (Weatherly) Culpepper
Death of Spouse30 Mar 1980 Her husband Curtis Lee Culpepper died on 30 Mar 1980 at Cadwell, Laurens Co., Georgia.5,6 
Death*2 Mar 2005 She died at Dublin, Laurens Co., Georgia, on 2 Mar 2005 at age 87.1 


Curtis Lee Culpepper (21 Jun 1913 - 30 Mar 1980)
Marriage*28 May 1937 She married Curtis Lee Culpepper at Laurens Co., Georgia, on 28 May 1937 at age 19.2 
Last Edited30 Mar 2012


  1. Courier-Herald, Dublin, GA.
    Obituary of Willanelle Weatherly Culpeppe, published 3 Mar 2005.
  2. Book U, p. 164.
  3. Macon Ward / Atlanta Stake, compiler, Laurens Co., GA Cemetery Records, Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film 182,822.
    Vol. II. Gay Cemetery:
    + Phillip A. Culpepper, 20 May 1940 - 21 May 1940.
  4. E-mail written 1998 - 2012 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Kenneth Wayne Culpepper (#39229), 1918 Baker Church Rd, Rentz, Laurens Co., GA 31075, e-mail address (Jul 2012).
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    Curtis L. Culpepper, d. 30 Mar 1980 at 66 years in Laurens Co., GA; Res. in Laurens Co., GA.
  7. The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA.
    Obituary for Brenda Culpepper Woodard (#39237), published 30 Mar 2012.