Thomas Alfred Bunting1

Male, #57482, (circa 1883 - 22 Apr 1939)
Birth*circa 1883 He was born circa 1883 at Virginia. Thomas was the son of Edward J. Bunting and Margaret Heath.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1919 He married Mary Frances Culpepper circa 1919.1,2 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Marshall Ward, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.4 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Thomas was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Portsmouth (city), Virginia.2 
Death*22 Apr 1939 He died at Portsmouth (city), Virginia, on 22 Apr 1939.1,3 
Obituary*24 Apr 1939 Thomas Alfred Bunting. Funeral Services for Thomas Alfred Bunting, husband of Mrs. Mary Culpepper Bunting and son of the late Edward J. and Mrs. Margaret Heath Bunting, who died Saturday night at his residence, 1033 Ann Street, after an illness of two days, were to be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at The First Presbyterian Church. Interment was to take place in Olive Branch Cemetery.3 
Burial*24 Apr 1939 His body was interred on 24 Apr 1939 at Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth (city), Virginia.1,3 

Family

Mary Frances Culpepper
Marriage*circa 1919 He married Mary Frances Culpepper circa 1919.1,2 
Last Edited15 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. E-mail written 1996-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Patsy Gay Culpepper Roberts (#6442), e-mail address.
    From Dorothy J. Harcum, 18 Jan 2003.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Portsmouth, Portsmouth (Independent City), Virginia; Roll: 2474; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 20; Ancestry.com Image: 21.0.
  3. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Thomas Alfred Bunting, published Monday, April 24, 1939 in The Portsmouth Star.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 184, Sheet 2B, Family, Marshall Ward, Portsmouth (city), VA
    Thomas A. Bunting, Head, M, Wh, 39, Md, VA/VA/VA, Farmer-Truck
    Mary Bunting, Wife, F, Wh, 34, Md, VA/VA/VA
    Susan Culpeper, Mother-in-law, F, Wh, 75, Wd, VA/VA/VA.

Hugh Stephen Culpepper

Male, #57485, (15 May 1920 - 11 May 2001)
Father*Albert B. Culpepper
Mother*Meta Schley
Birth*15 May 1920 He was born on 15 May 1920 at Savannah, Chatham Co., Georgia.1,2 
SSNbetween 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Georgia.1 
Death of Father25 Sep 1941 His father Albert B. Culpepper died on 25 Sep 1941 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.3 
Marriage*say 1949 He married Mary Louise Van Heck say 1949.4 
Death of Mother5 Mar 1973 His mother Meta Schley died on 5 Mar 1973 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia.5,6,1 
Residence*1993 Hugh resided at Oakland, Bergen Co., New Jersey, in 1993.7 
Death of Spouse28 Feb 1999 His wife Mary Louise Van Heck died on 28 Feb 1999 at Oakland, Bergen Co., New Jersey.1 
Death*11 May 2001 He died at Norfolk (city), Virginia, on 11 May 2001 at age 80.1 

Family

Mary Louise Van Heck
Marriage*say 1949 He married Mary Louise Van Heck say 1949.4 
Children
  • Karen Culpepper8
  • Steven A. Culpepper7
  • Gregory P. Culpepper7
  • Terrence John Culpepper7
  • Hugh Stephen Culpepper Jr.7
  • John P. Culpepper7
ChartsWilliam Culpepper of Warren Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited29 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. 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
  2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com.
  3. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Albert B. Culpepper, d. 25 Sep 1941 at 70 years in Richmond Co., GA.
  4. E-mail written 2004-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Bernard Gabriel Adams "Bernie" Culpepper (#57483), San Luis Obispo, CA, e-mail address (Dec 2010).
  5. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Meta S. Culpepper, d. 5 Mar 1973 at 79 years in Muscogee Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA.
  6. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    6 Mar 1973, page 6A. Obituary for Mrs. Meta Schley Culpepper, 79 of Augusta, who died 5 Mar 1973 in a Columbus, GA hospital. Interment at the Schley family cemetery, Richmond Hill on 7 Mar 1973. She was a native of Savannah but had lived in Augusta for 75 years, and then moved to Columbus six months before her death. Survivors included two daughters, Mrs. William Savage of Augusta and Mrs. George P. Lendon of Columbus.
  7. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  8. Center for Health Statistics / California Department of Health Services, compiler, California Birth Records, 1905-1995, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5247
    Bernard Gabriel Adams Culpepper, 9 Jan 1988, M, mother's maiden name: Culpepper.

Mary Louise Van Heck1

Female, #57486, (19 Feb 1923 - 28 Feb 1999)
Birth*19 Feb 1923 She was born on 19 Feb 1923.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 Her Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in New Jersey.2 
Marriage*say 1949 She married Hugh Stephen Culpepper say 1949.1 
Married Namesay 1949  As of say 1949, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Residence*1991 Mary resided at Oakland, Bergen Co., New Jersey, in 1991.3 
Death*28 Feb 1999 She died at Oakland, Bergen Co., New Jersey, on 28 Feb 1999 at age 76.2 

Family

Hugh Stephen Culpepper
Children
  • Karen Culpepper1
  • Steven A. Culpepper3
  • Gregory P. Culpepper3
  • Terrence John Culpepper3
  • Hugh Stephen Culpepper Jr.3
  • John P. Culpepper3
Last Edited16 Dec 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2004-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Bernard Gabriel Adams "Bernie" Culpepper (#57483), San Luis Obispo, CA, e-mail address (Dec 2010).
  2. 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
  3. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1

Tildon H. Davis1

Male, #57487, (Jan 1927 - circa 2003)
Birth*Jan 1927 He was born in Jan 1927.2 
Marriage*say 1975 He married Margaret Hiott say 1975.1 
Death*circa 2003 He died circa 2003. 

Family

Margaret Hiott
Last Edited15 Jul 2007

Citations

  1. Beaufort Gazette, Beaufort, SC.
    http://www.beaufortgazette.com/
    Obituary of Margaret Hiott Culpepper Davis (#39979), published 1 Dec 2006.
  2. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1

Willie O. (?)1

Female, #57494, (circa 1909 - )
Birth*circa 1909 She was born circa 1909 at Mississippi.1 
Marriage*circa 1929 She married Riley Haden Culpepper at Mississippi circa 1929.1 
Married Namecirca 1929  As of circa 1929, her married name was Culpepper.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Willie was listed as Riley Haden Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 

Family

Riley Haden Culpepper
Last Edited16 Jul 2007

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-5, Page 10B, Highway 37, Beat 1, Attala Co., MS
    Own farm, Radio=N
    Riley H. Culpeper, Head, M, Wh, 24, md@ 24, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Willie O. Culpeper, Wife, F, Wh, 20, md@ 20, MS/TX/MS
    Minerva A. Culpeper, Mother, F, Wh, 51, wid, MS/MS/MS
    Mertis E. Culpeper, Sister, F, Wh, 13, sng, MS/MS/MS.

Leona (?)1

Female, #57495, (14 Jan 1896 - Jul 1971)
African* She was an African-American.1 
Birth*14 Jan 1896 She was born on 14 Jan 1896 at Mississippi.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1923 She married John W. Culpepper circa 1923.1 
Married Namecirca 1923  As of circa 1923, her married name was Culpepper.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Leona was listed as John W. Culpepper's wife on the 1930 Census at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 Her Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.2 
Death*Jul 1971 She died at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi, in Jul 1971 at age 75.2 

Family

John W. Culpepper
Marriage*circa 1923 She married John W. Culpepper circa 1923.1 
Last Edited22 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-11, Page 1B, Sallis & Boyett Road, Sallis, Attala Co., MS
    Rent home-value $200, Radio=N, Farm=N (#41194)
    John W. Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 46, md@39, MS/WV/SC, House Carpenter, Vet=N
    Leona Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 29, md@23, MS/MS/MS.
  2. 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

James Norris Culpepper1

Male, #57501, (8 Sep 1922 - 13 Jan 1989)
Father*Elbert Dewey Culpepper2
Mother*Edna Mae Frazier2
Birth*8 Sep 1922 He was born on 8 Sep 1922 at Attala Co., Mississippi.2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and John was listed as a son in Elbert Dewey Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.3 
Marriage*say 1941 He married Alma Lee May say 1941.4 
Death of FatherApr 1969 His father Elbert Dewey Culpepper died in Apr 1969 at Florence, Rankin Co., Mississippi.3 
Death of MotherJul 1973 His mother Edna Mae Frazier died in Jul 1973 at Florence, Rankin Co., Mississippi.3 
Death*13 Jan 1989 He died at Mendenhall, Simpson Co., Mississippi, on 13 Jan 1989 at age 66.3 

Family

Alma Lee May
Marriage*say 1941 He married Alma Lee May say 1941.4 
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Mar 2010

Citations

  1. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of John Wade Culpepper (#57502), published 8 Apr 2008.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-12, Page 5B, Beat 4, Sallis & Kosciusko Road, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    Deroy (Dewey) Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32, md@ 24, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Edna M Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 27, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS
    James N Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7 4/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    John W Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  3. 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
  4. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of Alma Culpepper (#61267), published 8 Mar 2010.

Rev. John Wade Culpepper1

Male, #57502, (circa 1924 - 7 Apr 2008)
Father*Elbert Dewey Culpepper2
Mother*Edna Mae Frazier2
Birth*circa 1924 He was born circa 1924 at Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and John was listed as a son in Elbert Dewey Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Marines.)1 
Death of FatherApr 1969 His father Elbert Dewey Culpepper died in Apr 1969 at Florence, Rankin Co., Mississippi.3 
Death of MotherJul 1973 His mother Edna Mae Frazier died in Jul 1973 at Florence, Rankin Co., Mississippi.3 
Death*7 Apr 2008 He died at Richland, Rankin Co., Mississippi, on 7 Apr 2008.1 
Obituary*8 Apr 2008 John Wade Culpepper, 83, went to be with our Lord Monday, April 7, 2008 at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland. Visitation is 5-8pm today at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services are 1:30pm Wednesday, April 9, 2008 in the funeral home chapel with burial in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.
     Mr. Culpepper was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., having served in WWII and he retired from Baggett Steel Erection Co. He served as a minister for over thirty-eight years and pastored several churches including Wake Forrest Pentecostal Church in Thomastown in the 1950's and Plain Pentecostal Church in Richland. At the time of his death he was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Richland where he has served as a Sunday School teacher and youth minister. Mr. Culpepper was a very loving, caring and kind-hearted person. Over his life-time he reached out to many people in need and will be missed by all who knew him.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Dewey Culpepper and Edna Mae Frazier Culpepper, and brother, James Norris Culpepper.
     Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Hiltara Lacey Culpepper of Richland; daughter Dorinda Holeman and husband Timothy (Bo) of Brandon; and grandsons Dexter Edward Holeman and wife Megan and Derek Wade Holeman and wife Jessica.
     Memorials may be made to First United Pentecostal Church, 122 McBride St., Richland, MS 39218.1 
Burial*9 Apr 2008 His body was interred on 9 Apr 2008 at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport, Harrison Co., Mississippi.1 

Family

Child
  • Dorinda Culpepper1
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of John Wade Culpepper (#57502), published 8 Apr 2008.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-12, Page 5B, Beat 4, Sallis & Kosciusko Road, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    Deroy (Dewey) Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32, md@ 24, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Edna M Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 27, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS
    James N Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7 4/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    John W Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  3. 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

William Morris Culpepper1,2

Male, #57503, (17 May 1923 - 9 Sep 1987)
Father*William Oscar Culpepper1
Mother*Merle Beckam1
Birth*17 May 1923 He was born on 17 May 1923 at Attala Co., Mississippi.1,2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, James and Robert was listed as a son in William Oscar Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.3 
Death of Mother20 May 1954 His mother Merle Beckam died on 20 May 1954.4 
Marriage*say 1958 He married Thelma B. Reynolds say 1958.2 
Death of Father16 Apr 1959 His father William Oscar Culpepper died on 16 Apr 1959.5,4 
Death*9 Sep 1987 He died at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi, on 9 Sep 1987 at age 64.2,3 
Burial*circa 11 Sep 1987 His body was interred circa 11 Sep 1987 at Sallis Cemetery, Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.2 

Family

Thelma B. Reynolds
Marriage*say 1958 He married Thelma B. Reynolds say 1958.2 
Child
  • Ricky Culpepper6
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited24 Mar 2008

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-12, Page 12B,. Beat 4, Highway 12, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    William Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32, md@ 27, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Merle Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 26, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS
    Morris Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Melvin Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5 5/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Bailey Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3 2/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  2. Tombstone.
    Sallis Cemetery
    + W. Morris Culpepper, May 17, 1923 - Sept. 9, 1987
    + Thelma B. Culpepper, Sept. 19, 1927 - Sept. 17, 2001.
  3. 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
  4. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Sallis Center Point Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi
    + Oscar Culpepper, 27 Aug 1897 - 16 Apr 1959
    + Merle Culpepper, 31 Aug 1904 - 20 May 1954.
  5. E-mail written 2002-2007 to Culpepper Connections from Buena Faye Allen Smith (desc/o #5992), Grand Bay, AL, e-mail address (Nov 2008).
  6. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of Thelma Culpepper, published 19 Sep 2001.

Robert B. Culpepper1

Male, #57506, (31 Jul 1929 - 28 Mar 2005)
Father*William Oscar Culpepper1
Mother*Merle Beckam1
Birth*31 Jul 1929 He was born on 31 Jul 1929 at Attala Co., Mississippi.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, James and Robert was listed as a son in William Oscar Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Mississippi.2 
Marriage*circa 1950 He married Janet Kaye Kettle circa 1950.3 
Death of Mother20 May 1954 His mother Merle Beckam died on 20 May 1954.4 
Birth of Child18 Feb 1955 His child Robin Rae Culpepper was born on 18 Feb 1955.2 
Death of Father16 Apr 1959 His father William Oscar Culpepper died on 16 Apr 1959.5,4 
Death of ChildApr 1975 His child Robin Rae Culpepper died in Apr 1975.2 
Residence*Mar 1993 Robert resided at Byram, Hinds Co., Mississippi, in Mar 1993.6 
Death*28 Mar 2005 He died at Terry, Hinds Co., Mississippi, on 28 Mar 2005 at age 75.2 

Family

Janet Kaye Kettle
Marriage*circa 1950 He married Janet Kaye Kettle circa 1950.3 
Children
ChartsBenjamin (son of Joseph) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Mar 2010

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-12, Page 12B,. Beat 4, Highway 12, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    William Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 32, md@ 27, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Merle Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 26, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS
    Morris Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 7, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Melvin Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 5 5/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Bailey Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 3 2/12, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  2. 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
  3. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of Janet Kettle Culpepper (#61265), published 4 Mar 2010.
  4. Marymaganos McCool Fenwick, compiler, Attala County, Mississippi CemeteriesFenwick, 1988?, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book 976.2644 V3a.
    Sallis Center Point Cemetery, Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi
    + Oscar Culpepper, 27 Aug 1897 - 16 Apr 1959
    + Merle Culpepper, 31 Aug 1904 - 20 May 1954.
  5. E-mail written 2002-2007 to Culpepper Connections from Buena Faye Allen Smith (desc/o #5992), Grand Bay, AL, e-mail address (Nov 2008).
  6. The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN.
    http://www.commercialappeal.com/
    Obituary of James Melvin Culpepper (#53933), published 26 Mar 1993.

Vernell Sawyer1

Female, #57507, (20 Oct 1930 - 27 Feb 2010)
Birth*20 Oct 1930 She was born on 20 Oct 1930. She was the daughter of Zedric and Katie Sawyer.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1948 She married Charles Westly Culpepper Jr. circa 1948.1 
Married Namecirca 1948  As of circa 1948, her married name was Culpepper.1 
SSN*1966 Her Social Security Number was issued in 1966 in Virginia.3 
Death of Spouse4 Nov 2004 Her husband Charles Westly Culpepper Jr. died on 4 Nov 2004 at Chesapeake (city), Virginia.3 
Death*27 Feb 2010 She died at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, on 27 Feb 2010 at age 79.3 

Family

Charles Westly Culpepper Jr.
Children
  • Linda V. Culpepper1
  • Steven C. Culpepper1
  • Katie Culpepper1
Last Edited30 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Charles W. "Charlie" Culpepper (#54737), published 6 Nov 2004.
  2. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Vernell's sister, Mabel Estelle Sawyer Spence, published 27 Dec 2008.
  3. 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