Henry Clifton Culpepper1

Male, #6435, (17 Jul 1921 - 4 Sep 1998)
Father*Henry Bluford Culpepper (15 Jul 1880 - 7 Jun 1935)
Mother*Emily Ann Ferguson (7 May 1885 - 15 Jun 1973)
Birth*17 Jul 1921 Henry was born at Paris, Lamar Co., Texas, on 17 Jul 1921. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, A, Kenneth, Henry and Lacy was listed as a son in Henry Bluford Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Jones Co., Texas.2 
Death of Father7 Jun 1935 His father Henry Bluford Culpepper died on 7 Jun 1935 at Jones Co., Texas.3 
Marriage*May 1941 He married Leona Dale Crawford at Anson, Jones Co., Texas, in May 1941 at age 19. 
Photographed*say 1942 He was photographed say 1942.1
Henry C. & Juanita B. Culpepper
Residence*1944 Henry resided at Terry Co., Texas, in 1944.4 
World War II*between 1944 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1944 and 1945
(US Army.)5,4 
Birth of Son31 Aug 1944 His son Joe Clifton Culpepper was born on 31 Aug 1944 at Taylor Co., Texas.6,7 
Residence1962 Henry resided at Dumas, Moore Co., Texas, in 1962. 
Death of Mother15 Jun 1973 His mother Emily Ann Ferguson died on 15 Jun 1973 at Santa Anna, Coleman Co., Texas.7 
Death of Son19 Nov 1983 His son Joe Clifton Culpepper died on 19 Nov 1983 at Randall Co., Texas.8,7 
Death of Spouse25 Oct 1985 His wife Leona Dale Crawford died on 25 Oct 1985 at Potter Co., Texas.7,9 
Death*4 Sep 1998 He died at Dumas, Moore Co., Texas, on 4 Sep 1998 at age 77.10,7 
Burial*8 Sep 1998 His body was interred on 8 Sep 1998 at Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.5 
Biography* Obituary:
Dumas - Henry Clifton Culpepper, 77, died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
     Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Willingham, pastor, officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo. Arrangements are by Morrison Funeral Directors.
     Mr. Culpepper was born in Paris, Texas. He was an Army veteran, serving in World War II. A Dumas resident for 33 years, he retired in 1983 as an operator for Phillips Petroleum. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
     His wife, Leona Culpepper, died in 1985. He also was preceded in death by a son, Joe Culpepper, in 1983. Survivors include a daughter, Joy Robertson of Dumas; a sister Juanita Dixon of Friendswood; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
     The family will be at 401 Brickey. They suggest memorials be to the Don and Sybil Harrington Cancer Center, 1500 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79106, or to a favorite charity. 

Family

Leona Dale Crawford (29 May 1920 - 25 Oct 1985)
Marriage*May 1941 He married Leona Dale Crawford at Anson, Jones Co., Texas, in May 1941 at age 19. 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1996-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Patsy Gay Culpepper Roberts (#6442), e-mail address.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Sheet 3B, Pg 87, Pct. 1, Hanna Rd., Jones Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Henry B. Culpepper, Head, M, 49, M, md@20, TX TN TN, Farmer
    Annie E. Culpepper, Wife, F, 44, M, md@15, TX TN AL
    Newton Culpepper, Son, M, 20, S, TX TX TX, Farm Laborer
    A. D. Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, TX TX TX
    Juanita Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX TX TX
    Kenneth R. Culpepper. Son, M, 10, S, TX TX TX
    Clifton Culpepper, Son, M, 8, S, TX TX TX
    Lacy H. Culpepper, Son, M, 3 6/12, S, TX TX TX.
  3. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Henry Bluford Culpepper, Jones Co., Jun 7 1935, 29324.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Henry C Culpepper, White, born 1921 in Texas; Resides in Terry Co., TX; Enlisted 10 Mar 1944 at Fort Sill, OK in the (Unk Branch) as a Private; Education: Grammar school; Occupation: Tractor or Truck Driver, Married; Height: Unk in., Weight: unk.
  5. From his obituary.
  6. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Joe Clifton Culpepper, Male, born 31 Aug 1944 in Taylor Co., Texas, child of Henry Clifton Culpepper and Leona Dale Crawford.
  7. 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
  8. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Joe Clifton Culpepper, Male, died 19 Nov 1983 in Randall Co., TX.
  9. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Leona Dale Culpepper, Female, died 25 Oct 1985 in Potter Co., TX.
  10. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Henry Clifton Culpepper, Male, died 4 Sep 1998 in Moore Co., TX.