Ethyl Lou Martin1

Female, #54274, (14 Oct 1922 - 16 Jul 2005)
Birth*14 Oct 1922 She was born on 14 Oct 1922 at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas. Ethyl was the daughter of Doc and Ethel Martin.1 
Marriage*circa 1940 She married Vernon Paul Culpepper at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, circa 1940.1 
Married Namecirca 1940  As of circa 1940, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Death of Spouse17 Jan 1945 Her husband Vernon Paul Culpepper died on 17 Jan 1945 at Luxembourg.1,2,3 
Burial*circa 8 Jul 2005 Her body was interred circa 8 Jul 2005 at Old Hall Cemetery, Denton, Denton Co., Texas.2 
Death*16 Jul 2005 She died at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, on 16 Jul 2005 at age 82.1 
Obituary*26 Jul 2005 Ethyl Lou Martin Culpepper "Lou Hale," age 82, left this Earth on July 16, 2005 to go home to be with her heavenly Father.
     She was born on October 14, 1922 in Lewisville, Texas to Doc and Ethel Martin. She married Vernon Paul Culpepper, who preceded her in death while serving in World War II.
     Lou spent most of her life in Lewisville, working for Sanger Harris and Foley's, before retiring in 1984. Lou was a kind and loving mother, a good friend and will be greatly missed by the ones she leaves behind.
     She is survived by: son, Ronald P. Culpepper and his wife, Shirley of Paris, Texas; daughter, Becky Birdsong and her husband, Dennis of Eastland, Texas; sister, Partlena Hogue of Lewisville; seven grandchildren: Bruce Birdsong of Aubrey, Texas; Kimberly Hawk of Colorado; Debbie Fieseler of Sherman, Texas; Christi Barnett, Terry Myers and Charles Myers all of Paris, Texas; Howard Myers of Austin, Texas. Lou is also survived by 23 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends.
     Lou was preceded in death by one sister, Audrey Boenker and one brother, Kenneth Martin.
     Funeral Services were held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at Mulkey-Mason Chapel. The family received friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on July 18, 2005 at the funeral home. Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home of Lewisville is in charge of arrangements.1 


Vernon Paul Culpepper
Marriage*circa 1940 She married Vernon Paul Culpepper at Lewisville, Denton Co., Texas, circa 1940.1 
  • Ronald Paul Culpepper4
  • Rebecca Lou Culpepper5
Last Edited6 Apr 2009


  1. Lewisville Leader, Lewisville, TX.
    Obituary of Ethyl Lou Martin Culpepper, published 26 Jul 2005.
  2. Tombstone.
  3. Quartermaster General’s Office, compiler, U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945, Online database at, 2007.
    Name: Vernon P Culpepper
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Religion: Protestant
    Cemetery Name: Texas
    Disposition: According to next of kin
    Service Branch: Army
    Rank: Private First Class
    Service Number: 6276704.
  4. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Ronald Paul Culpepper, Male, born __ 1941 in Denton Co., Texas, child of Vernon Paul Culpepper and Ethyl Lou Martin.
  5. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Rebecca Lou Culpepper, Female, born __ 1943 in Denton Co., Texas, child of Vernon Paul Culpepper and Ethel Lou Martin.

Shirley Waggoner1

Female, #54277, (26 Feb 1940 - 9 Aug 2007)
Birth*26 Feb 1940 She was born on 26 Feb 1940 at Glenwood, Pike Co., Arkansas. She was the daughter of Ellis and Loda Caldwell Waggoner.2 
Marriage*8 Jun 1984 She married Ronald Paul Culpepper at Delta Co., Texas, on 8 Jun 1984 at age 44.1 
Married Name8 Jun 1984  As of 8 Jun 1984, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Death*9 Aug 2007 She died at Paris, Lamar Co., Texas, on 9 Aug 2007 at age 67.2 
Obituary*10 Aug 2007 Shirley Culpepper, 67, of Paris died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at her home, after a lengthy battle with Lupus and arthritis. Funeral services are scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Sanders officiating. Burial follows in Mount Tabor Cemetery. The family receives friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. She was born Feb. 26, 1940, in Glenwood Ark., a daughter of Ellis and Loda Caldwell Waggoner. She married Ronald Culpepper June 8, 1984, in Lamar County. She was retired from Kimberly Clark and a member of Powderly Church of God. Survivors include her husband, Ronald Culpepper; children and their spouses, Debra and Jimmy Skinner of Sherman, Howard and Angela Myers of Austin, Charles and Darla Myers, Terry and Jackie Myers and Christi Barnett; 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold and Jerry Waggoner, both of Paris; sisters, Bernice Pendleton of Colorado, Inez Helms, Louise Mackey, Charlene Sloate all of Paris. She never met a stranger. She loved her children and grandchildren very much. She always helped anyone in need. She was involved in church activities. She was a lot of fun and very well loved by all. She was the greatest anyone could know. Pallbearers will be Jason Myers, Wayne Myers, Calob Myers, Mike Head, Jared Myers and Timothy Byrd. Online condolences may be made at 
Last Edited24 Dec 2008


  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002, Online database at, 2005.
    Ronald P Culpepper, 42, married Shirley Waggoner, 44, on 8 Jun 1984 in Delta Co., TX.
  2. The Paris News, Paris, Texas.
    Obituary of Shirley Waggoner Culpepper (#54277), published 10 Aug 2007.

Alice Faye Culpepper1

Female, #54280, (7 Dec 1943 - 7 Dec 1943)
Father*Andrew Byron Culpepper1
Mother*Alice Lillian Boethel1
Death*7 Dec 1943 She died at De Witt Co., Texas, on 7 Dec 1943.1 
Birth*7 Dec 1943 She was born on 7 Dec 1943 at De Witt Co., Texas.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Orphan / John Culpepper of Marion Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Jan 2006


  1. USGenWeb Archives.
    St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Lindenau, Texas.
    Surveyed by Patsy Goebel and Submitted to USGenWeb archives by Candy Grubb.
    "Alice Faye Culpepper, 7 Dec 1943 - 7 Dec 1943 - Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Culpepper."

Robert Lyle Shumaker1

Male, #54293, (say 1955 - 1 Sep 1983)
Birth*say 1955 He was born say 1955.1 
Marriage*14 Feb 1981 He married Jena Renee Culpepper on 14 Feb 1981. Bobby and Jeana Culpepper Shumaker had one son: Michael Paul Shumaker (1981).1 
Death*1 Sep 1983 He died on 1 Sep 1983.1 
Last Edited18 Dec 2006


  1. E-mail written Jan 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Randy D. Culpepper (#54282), e-mail address.

Corin Aulden Conner1

Male, #54295, (13 Apr 1920 - 19 Dec 2008)
Birth*13 Apr 1920 He was born on 13 Apr 1920 at Oklahoma.2,3,4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Oklahoma.4 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He enlisted in Camp Grant, Ogle County, Illinois, and served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(US Army.)2 
Marriage*say 1944 He married Norma Lee Price say 1944. 
Divorce*circa 1946 He and Norma Lee Price were divorced circa 1946. 
Death*19 Dec 2008 He died at Breaux Bridge, Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana, on 19 Dec 2008 at age 88.4 


Norma Lee Price
  • Gary Aulden Culpepper1
Last Edited5 May 2010


  1. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Gary Aulden Culpepper, Male, born __ 1945 in Eastland Co., Texas, child of Corin Aulden Conner and Norma Lee Price.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Corin A. Conner, born 1920; Race: White; US citizen; Born in Oklahoma; Resides in White Co., Illinois; Enlissted 23 Oct 1941 at Camp Grant, Illinois in the Air Corps as a Private/Regular Army; Education: 3 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Gas And Oil Man; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 69"; Weight: 130.
  3. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, compiler, US Public Records Index, Vol 2, Online database at, 2010.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at