Walter Penn Culpepper D.C.1

Male, #41229, (2 Dec 1921 - 19 Feb 2010)
Father*Walter Lewis Culpepper of Cobb Co., GA (18 Oct 1871 - 16 Aug 1922)
Mother*Queen Victoria Eason (22 Jun 1881 - 5 Jan 1968)
DNA* Walter has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of James Culpepper, Jr., of Darlington Co., SC, and James Jr. has been proven to be a grandson of Robert Culpepper, Jr. and 2-great-grandson of Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA.
(Kit# 107850.)2 
Name Variation He was also known as Penn.1 
Birth*2 Dec 1921 Walter was born at Mableton, Cobb Co., Georgia, on 2 Dec 1921.3,1 
Death of Father16 Aug 1922 His father Walter Lewis Culpepper of Cobb Co., GA died on 16 Aug 1922 at Cobb Co., Georgia.4,5 
1930 Census15 Apr 1930 Walter was listed as a step-son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Cobb Co., Georgia.6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1946 He enlisted in Fort McPherson, Fulton Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1946
(Medic in US Army in England, France and Germany.)7,1 
Birth of Son11 Dec 1960 His son Wendell O. Culpepper was born on 11 Dec 1960.8,9,10 
Death of Mother5 Jan 1968 His mother Queen Victoria Eason died on 5 Jan 1968 at Cobb Co., Georgia.11 
Death of Son1 Oct 1996 His son Wendell O. Culpepper died on 1 Oct 1996 at Rabun Co., Georgia.8,9,10 
Death*19 Feb 2010 He died at Douglasville, Douglas Co., Georgia, on 19 Feb 2010 at age 88.1 
Obituary*20 Feb 2010 Dr. Walter Penn Culpepper, age 88, of Douglasville, Georgia peacefully passed, his wife Virginia by his side, on Friday, February 19, 2010 overlooking the gardens of their home.
     Penn was born on December 2, 1921 in Mableton, Georgia, the son of Walter Lewis Culpepper and Queen Victoria Eason Culpepper Moon.
     Walter Lewis died when Penn was six months old. Penn's mother passed in 1968. Penn was also predeceased by his half brother Roy Eason and Wendell Culpepper, Penn's son.
     He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Ruth Price Culpepper of Douglas County and children Martha Jean Childers, Dr. Allen Culpepper both of Douglasville, Sherri Ozcomert of Atlanta, Kathi and Cory Aja of Villa Rica, grandchildren Craig Childers of Powder Springs, Derrick Childers of Canton, Anna and Christopher Culpepper both of Asheville, NC and three great grandchildren.
     Dr. Culpepper served as a Medic in WWII from 1942-46 in England, France and Germany. Returning home, Penn worked at Sears and married Virginia on April 25, 1947. Moving his family to Iowa in 1957 to attend Palmer Chiropractic College, Penn graduated in 1960. After actively practicing for 45 years, he continued chiropractic, gardening and enjoying his family at home until his death.
     Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Jones Wynn Funeral Home, 2189 Midway Road, Douglasville with Dr. Marvin Frady, Rev. Randy Locke, Rev. Charles Rogers, and Rev. JoAnne Abney officiating. Musical selections will be provided by Jim Price and Steve Ozcomert. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 20, 2010 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel. In lieu of flowers please send donations to, Vista Care Hospice 6458 Spring Street, Suite 100, Douglasville, GA 30134. Messages of condolence to the family may be sent from www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 770-942-2311.1
Walter Penn Culpepper

Family

Virginia Ruth Price
Children
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA.
    http://www.ajc.com
    Obituary of Dr. Walter Penn Culpepper (#41229), published 20 Feb 2010.
  2. Culpepper Project at FamilyTreeDNA.com, http://gen.culpepper.com/dna/results.htm[:WEB].
  3. E-mail written Mar 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Walter Allen Culpepper (#56912), Douglasville, GA, e-mail address.
  4. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Walter L. Culpepper, d. 16 Aug 1922 in Cobb Co., GA.
  5. Cobb County Genealogical Society (Ann Bishop Seymour--editor), compiler, Cobb Co., GA Cemeteries, Vols. 1-3, Marietta, GA: G W Pub., 1984-1994.
    Volume II: Davis Cemetery, Austell, Cobb Co., GA -- Walter L. Culpepper, 18 Oct 1871 – 16 Aug 1922.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 7, sheet 14A, Coxes 895 Precinct, Cobb Co., GA (3 May 1930)
    Dwelling 279, Owns Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    John H. Eason, Head, M, Wh, 41 sng, GA/GA/GA, General Farming
    Queen V. Eason, Mother, F, Wh, 74, wid, GA/GA/GA
    Dwelling 280, Rents Home, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    James L. Moon, Head, M, Wh, 63, md@22, GA/GA/GA, General Farming
    Victoria L. Moon, Wife, F, Wh, 47, md@21, GA/GA/GA
    Walter P. Culpper, Step-son, M, Wh, 8, sng, GA/GA/GA.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Walter P Culpepper, born 1921 in Georgia, White, Resides in Cobb Co., Georgia, Enlisted 8 Dec 1942 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia as a Private in the US Army. Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months. Education: 4 years of high school. Civil Occupation: Cashier or Stock Record Clerk or Bookkeeper, General. Marital Status: Single, with dependents. Height: 73". Weight: 175 lbs.
  8. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Wendell O. Culpepper, d. 1 Oct 1996 at 35 years in Rabun Co., GA; Res. in Floyd Co., GA.
  9. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  10. The Generations Network Inc., compiler, North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8908
    Wendell Culpepper, Male, White, Married, born 11 Dec 1960, died 1 Oct 1996 in Georgia, SSN: 259942907, resided in Macon Co., NC.
  11. Cobb County Genealogical Society (Ann Bishop Seymour--editor), compiler, Cobb Co., GA Cemeteries, Vols. 1-3, Marietta, GA: G W Pub., 1984-1994.
    Volume II: Davis Cemetery, Austell, Cobb Co., GA -- Queen V. Moon, 22 Jun 1881 – 5 Jan 1968.