Beulah Mae Trexler1

Female, #62362, (9 Feb 1927 - 15 Oct 2014)
Birth*9 Feb 1927 She was born on 9 Feb 1927. She was the daughter of Tobby Lee Trexler and Beulah Koontz.1 
Marriage*8 Mar 1945 She married Frank Norman Culpepper on 8 Mar 1945 at age 18.1 
Married Name8 Mar 1945  As of 8 Mar 1945, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Photographed*circa 1966 She was photographed circa 1966 at Yadkin/Deep Creek, Chesapeake (city), Virginia,
From Bert Floyd Jr.:
Here is one of Norman with wife Beulah @ 1966.... By the way, Beulah Mae Trexler (Gloria's mom), is living still, in Yadkin near where they had the old country store. Beulah was born in North Carolina, I believe the Raleigh area. Jim and Gloria can walk across the RR tracks and ask her.1
Norman Frank & Beulah Mae (Trexler) Culpepper
Death of Spouse27 Oct 1967 Her husband Frank Norman Culpepper died on 27 Oct 1967 at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.2,1 
Death*15 Oct 2014 She died at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, on 15 Oct 2014 at age 87.3 
Obituary*16 Oct 2014 Chesapeake - Beulah Trexler Culpepper, 87, died October 15, 2014. A native of Rowan County, NC, she was the widow of Frank Norman Culpepper. Beulah worked for Chesapeake Public School Food Service. She was a very active member of Deep Creek United Methodist Church and in her community.

Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Nelson (Jim) and Linda Graves; two sons, Kirk Culpepper (Susan) and J.N. Culpepper (Connie); two sisters, Helen Pearce and Hazel Morris; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and extended family. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Priscilla Tie and the entire staff at Sentara Nursing Center- Portsmouth for all their loving care.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct. 17, at 11 AM in Olive Branch Cemetery by the Rev. Michael Plasters. Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel is in charge. Contributions may be made to a local SPCA. 
Burial*17 Oct 2014 Her body was interred on 17 Oct 2014 at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.3 


Frank Norman Culpepper (12 Nov 1902 - 27 Oct 1967)
Marriage*8 Mar 1945 She married Frank Norman Culpepper on 8 Mar 1945 at age 18.1 
Last Edited11 Dec 2017


  1. E-mail and Family Report written 21 Apr 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Albert Oliver 'Bert' Floyd Jr. (gs/o #1262), e-mail address.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. Published in The Virginian Pilot on Oct. 16, 2014.