Alvin Culpepper of Harris Co., GA1

Male, #61395, (20 Dec 1919 - )
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
African* He was an African-American whose ancestry is unknown. If you can help identify him, please contact us. (Contact info is in page footer.)1 
Birth*20 Dec 1919 He was born on 20 Dec 1919 at Georgia.1 
Residence*Oct 1942 Alvin resided at Harris Co., Georgia, in Oct 1942.1 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort Benning, Chattahoochee Co., Georgia, and served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army.)1 
Obituary*15 Oct 2013 PINE MOUNTAIN — The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Alvin Culpepper will be Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at 1:00PM at the Bethany Baptist Church in Pine Mountain. Rev. J. E. Hightower will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors.
     Mr. Culpepper, a native of Harris County, was born December 20, 1919, and was the son of the late Will Culpepper and Lollie Maddox Culpepper. He was a United StatesArmyveteran ofWorld War IIand was a faithful member of Bethany Baptist Church where he served on the Usher Board.
     Survivors include Frances Pruitt; two daughters: Ella Mae Stargill, LaGrange, and Shirley Jean Culpepper; son, Will Author (Gloria) Culpepper, all of Newnan, GA; four stepsons: Robert (Dorothy) Pruitt, Willie C. Pruitt, Charlie Pruitt and Eddie Pruitt, all of Pine Mountain; two sisters: Charlie Jo Spratling and Hazel Clark; one brother, Vamus Culpepper, all of Pine Mountain; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers; one son, James Pruitt; and stepson, Quinton Pruitt.
     The family will be at the home of Willie C. Pruitt at 252 Hopkins Road in Pine Mountain and will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 until 7. Condolences may be expressed by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.2 
Last Edited8 Feb 2014


  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Alvin Culpepper, Black, Single, born 1920 in Georgia, residing in Harris Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 28 Oct 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia.
  2. Obituary of Alvin Culpepper (#61395), Published Oct. 15, 2013 in LaGrange Daily.