Guy W. Bigham Jr.1

Male, #43043, (circa Sep 1927 - 19 May 1999)
Father*Guy W. Bigham1 (s 1897 - )
Mother*Josie Elizabeth Culpepper1 (24 Sep 1899 - May 1985)
Birth*circa Sep 1927 Guy was born at Smackover, Union Co., Arkansas, circa Sep 1927.1 
World War II*between 1944 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1944 and 1945
(US Navy.)2 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953
(US Navy.)2 
Death of MotherMay 1985 His mother Josie Elizabeth Culpepper died in May 1985 at Warren, Huntington Co., Indiana
Death*19 May 1999 He died at Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, on 19 May 1999. 
Biography* Obituary:
     Mr. Guy W. Bigham Jr., 71, of Mt. Juliet, died May 19, 1999 in Murfreesboro at Alvin C York Medical Center after a long battle against cancer. The funeral is 1 pm Saturday, may 22, 1999 at Harpeth Hills Chapel in Nashville, with Lt. Edward Lee officiating. Burial follows in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation is Friday May 21, from 4-8 pm and Saturday from 11 am till time of services.
     Mr. Bingham was preceded in death by his father, Guy W. Bigham Sr. and his mother, Josie Culpepper Bigham. He was a long time resident of Middle TN and was retired from construction management. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in WW-II and the Korean Conflict.
     Mr. Bigham is survived by his wife, Betty Brown Bigham of Nashville; three daughters, Paula Bigham Huskins and Jeanina McAnn, both of Nashville and Marcia Kasson of Buda TX; two sons, Stephen Mark Bigham of Nashville and James lance McAnn of Murfreesboro; a sister, Nancy Callahan of Muncie, IN; a brother, Brady Porter of Shreveport, LA; his step-mother, Mrs. Lillian Bigham of White Oak, TX and nine granddaughters and three grandsons.2 
ChartsRobert Culpepper Jr. of Lower Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 70-33, Sheet 5B, Lines 74-76, Pershing Highway, Smackover, Union Co., AR
    Guy W. Bigham, Head, M, 28, md@24, TX/TX/TX, Manager/Supply Co.
    Josey E. Bigham, Wife, F, 30, md@18, LA/LA/LA
    Guy W. Bigham, Jr., Son, M, 2 6/12, Sng, AR/TX/LA
    Brady I. Porter, Step-son, M, 9, Sng, LA/LA/LA.
  2. Obituary of Guy W. Bigham, Jr., “The News Examiner” of Sumner County, TN, May 21, 1999.