Eugene Lee Culpepper1

Male, #58927, (2 Aug 1921 - 5 Dec 2010)
Father*Samuel Benjamin Culpepper2,1 (8 Nov 1884 - Dec 1944)
Mother*Susan Graham2,1 (c 1885 - )
Birth*2 Aug 1921 He was born on 2 Aug 1921 at Scott Co., Mississippi.2,3,1,4 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Samuel, Thomas and Eugene was listed as a son in Samuel Benjamin Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Scott Co., Mississippi.2 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945.3 
Death of FatherDec 1944 His father Samuel Benjamin Culpepper died in Dec 1944.5 
Death*5 Dec 2010 He died at Forest, Scott Co., Mississippi, on 5 Dec 2010 at age 89.1 
Obituary*7 Dec 2010 Funeral services for Eugene Lee Culpepper, age 89, a resident of Forest will be held at 11am Wednesday December 8, 2010, at Forest Baptist Church with interment to follow at Eastern Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10am to 10:45am at the church.
     Mr. Culpepper passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010, at Lackey Hospital in Forest following a brief illness.
     He was the son of Samuel and Susan Graham Culpepper. Mr. Culpepper was a graduate of East Central Community College and Mississippi College. He received his masters degree from University of Southern Mississippi. He was a teacher and administrator at Goodhope, Macedonia and Rose Hill schools, followed by employment with Field Enterprises Educational Corporation for thirty-eight years.
     Mr. Culpepper was a longtime member of Forest Baptist Church, Lions Club and the VFW. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during WW-II. He was devoted to his family, wife, Betty Greener Culpepper, daughter, Leigh Ann Tillman and son Kevin Culpepper, granddaughter Katherine Tillman and many nieces and nephews.
     Pallbearers will be the Forest Lions Club. Ott & Lee Funeral Home of Forest is in charge of arrangements.1 
Burial*8 Dec 2010 His body was interred on 8 Dec 2010 at Eastern Cemetery, Forest, Scott Co., Mississippi.1 


Betty Jo Greener
ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Dec 2010


  1. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    Obituary of Eugene Lee Culpepper (#58927), published 7 Dec 2010.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 62-14, Page 16A, Ephesus Road, Beat 5, Scott Co., MS
    Own Farm, Radio=N
    Samuel B Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 45, md@22, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Sudie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 45, md@22, MS/MS/MS
    Travis Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 19, sng, MS/MS/MS, Laborer, General Farm
    Lorain Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 17, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Elaine Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 10, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Thomas Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng, MS/MS/MS, Laborer, General Farm
    Eugene Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Graham Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Jessie M Steinwinder, Cousin, M, Wh, 30, Div, MS/MS/MS, Laborer, General Farm, Vet=WW.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Eugene L Culpepper, born 1921 in MS, White, Single, Education: 2 yrs College, Height/Wt: 70/145; Resided in: Scott Co., MS; Enlisted 1 Sep 1942 at Camp Shelby, MS (Drafted).
  4. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at