Rev. Robert Elie Culpepper1,2

Male, #41410, (14 May 1929 - 26 Nov 1997)
Father*James Lewis Culpepper2 (2 Sep 1881 - 3 Jul 1939)
Mother*Beulah Reynolds2 (9 Mar 1884 - 5 Nov 1948)
Birth*14 May 1929 Robert was born at Heard Co., Georgia, on 14 May 1929.3,2,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Noah, Paul, James, Alvin and Robert was listed as a son in James Lewis Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Culpepper Road, Loftin District, Heard Co., Georgia.5 
Death of Father3 Jul 1939 His father James Lewis Culpepper died on 3 Jul 1939 at Heard Co., Georgia.6 
Death of Mother5 Nov 1948 His mother Beulah Reynolds died on 5 Nov 1948 at Heard Co., Georgia.7 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953.2 
Marriage*31 Jan 1953 He married Annie Ruth Bell at Heard Co., Georgia, on 31 Jan 1953 at age 23.2,8 
Residence*Nov 1997 Robert resided at Franklin, Heard Co., Georgia, in Nov 1997.2,3 
Death*26 Nov 1997 He died at Carrollton, Carroll Co., Georgia, on 26 Nov 1997 at age 68.3,9,2 
Burial*28 Nov 1997 His body was interred on 28 Nov 1997 at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll Co., Georgia.2 
Obituary*9 Dec 1997 Rev. Robert Elie Culpepper, 68, of 23020 Georgia Highway 100 passed away Wednesday, November 26, 1997 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia after several weeks of declining health.
     Rev. Culpepper was born in Heard County, GA, May 14, 1929 the son of Lewis Culpepper and Beulah Runnels Culpepper. He was the husband of Annie Ruth Bell Culpepper. He was retired from Trent Tube Company where he was a packer in the Shipping Department for many years. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Sardis Missionary Baptist Church. He was loved and respected by many friends and neighbors in his and other communities.
     Funeral services were conducted Friday, Nov. 28 at 2 P.M. from the Sardis Baptist Church in Carroll County with the Revs. Steve Dempsey and Darnell Teal and Jimmy Palmer officiated. One solo (Beulah Land) was rendered by Cindy Castelberry and (At The Crossing) by the Church Choir under the direction of Vera, Laney, and (Amazing Grace) was sung by the Church Choir and the Congregation which was directed by Render Loftin. Instrumentalists were Vickie McEwen at the Piano and Angie Langley at the Organ.
     Pallbearers were Rev. Rockey Culpepper, Garry Culpepper, Bobby Parmer, David Parmer, Robert Rogers, Jeremy Culpepper and Doris Williamson. Interment was in the Church Cemetery.
     Survivors were his wife, Mrs. Annie Ruth Bell Culpepper of Franklin; GA, two sisters, Mrs. Retha Merrell of Newnan, GA and Mrs. Maude White of Waverly Hall, GA, and one brother, Noah and Margurite Culpepper, three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Christine Culpepper of LaGrange, GA, Mrs. Jo Culpepper, Doraville, GA, and Mrs. Jewell Culpepper of Columbus; GA, several nieces and nephews.
     Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Ga. was in charge of arrangements.2 

Family

Annie Ruth Bell (29 Nov 1920 - 1 Sep 2010)
Marriage*31 Jan 1953 He married Annie Ruth Bell at Heard Co., Georgia, on 31 Jan 1953 at age 23.2,8 
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2002 to Lew Griffin from Rev. Rocky Culpepper.
  2. The Times-Journal, Franklin, Heard Co., GA.
    http://www.algaonline.org/timesjournal.htm
    9 Dec 1997, Obituary for Rev. Robert Elie Culpepper.
  3. 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
  4. Heard County Court of the Ordinary, Heard County, Georgia Births, 1927-1965, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966 Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call # US/CAN Film # 424,612.
    Robert Eile Culpepper, W, 14 May 1929 in Heard Co., GA, s/o J. L. Culpepper.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Page 4A, Culpepper Road, Loftin Dist, Heard Co., GA
    Owns his Farm, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Lewis Culpepper, Head, M, 48, M, md @ 21, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Beulah Culpepper, Wife, F, 45, M, md @ 19, GA/GA/GA
    Lillie Mae Culpepper, Dau, F, 27, S, GA/GA/GA
    Eddie Culpepper, Dau, F, 20, S, GA/GA/GA
    Pearl Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, GA/GA/GA
    Noah Culpepper, Son, M, 17, S, GA/GA/GA
    Ruthie Culpepper, Dau, F, 14, S, GA/GA/GA
    Maudie Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, GA/GA/GA
    Paul Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, GA/GA/GA
    David Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, GA/GA/GA
    Alvin Culpepper, Son, M, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, 11/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  6. 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
    James L. Culpepper, W, 3 Jul 1939 in Heard Co., GA.
  7. 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
    Beulah Culpepper, W, 5 Nov 1948 in Heard Co., GA.
  8. Heard County Court of the Ordinary, Heard County, GA Marriages, 1886 - 1965, Salt Lake City, UT: Genealogical Society of Utah , 1966, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. Film # 424,613 & 424,614.
    Robert E. Culpepper (23) and Annie Ruth Bell (26) on 31 Jan 1953 in Heard Co., GA, Book 4-191.
  9. 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
    Robert E. Culpepper, d. 26 Nov 1997 at 68 years in Carroll Co., GA; Res. in Heard Co., GA, # 052909.