Patricia Culpepper

Female, #64831
Father*Homer Graystone Culpepper Jr. (7 Aug 1937 - 30 Jul 2016)
Mother*Glenda J. Hall (2 Aug 1939 - 17 Feb 2013)
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Sep 2016

Catherine Clark Jeffreys

Female, #64832
Father*Michael Clark Jeffreys
Mother*Holly Elaine Culpepper
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Margaret Eleanor Gordon1

Female, #64833

Family

Fletcher Gray Culpepper Jr.
Children
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Charles Samuel Culpepper1

Male, #64834
Father*Fletcher Gray Culpepper Jr.1
Mother*Margaret Eleanor Gordon1

Family

Renee Fowler
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Renee Fowler1

Female, #64835

Family

Charles Samuel Culpepper
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Eleanor Lynn Culpepper1

Female, #64836
Father*Fletcher Gray Culpepper Jr.1
Mother*Margaret Eleanor Gordon1

Family

Thomas William Carrier
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Thomas William Carrier1

Male, #64837

Family

Eleanor Lynn Culpepper
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Lois Celeste Culpepper1

Female, #64838
Father*Fletcher Gray Culpepper Jr.1
Mother*Margaret Eleanor Gordon1

Family

Ivan Dobbs
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Tom Carrier <e-mail address>
    Tom Carrier. <e-mail address>

Ivan Dobbs

Male, #64839

Family

Lois Celeste Culpepper
Last Edited2 Sep 2016

Raiden Orrin Culpepper

Male, #64840
Father*Kacy Edward Culpepper
Mother*Alexandra Gaston
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited21 Sep 2016

Vamus Culpepper

Male, #64841, (1 Jun 1915 - 7 Sep 2016)
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
African* He was an African-American. 
Birth*1 Jun 1915 He was born on 1 Jun 1915 at Chipley, Harris Co., Georgia
Marriage*21 Aug 1938 He married Thelma Ruth Hightower on 21 Aug 1938 at age 23. 
Note*21 Aug 1995 A RESOLUTION

Commending Mr. and Mrs. Vamus Culpepper on the occasion of
their 57th wedding anniversary; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, on August 21, 1938, Thelma Ruth Hightower and Vamus
Culpepper were united in matrimony, and this special couple
will celebrate the wondrous occasion of their 57th wedding
anniversary on August 21, 1995; and

WHEREAS, they are both natives of Harris County, Georgia,
and have resided throughout their long-standing marriage in
the Pine Mountain area, where they are well-known as
involved, caring members of their community; and

WHEREAS, they are the proud and loving parents of ten
children who have achieved personal independence and
professional success, and they are blessed with having 28
grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren who have been
fortunate to experience their love and understanding; and

WHEREAS, they have demonstrated the devotion and
consideration vital to a loving partnership and have
instilled in their children self-esteem, integrity, and
patience while inspiring them to show compassion, charity,
and good will toward others; and

WHEREAS, both members of this charming couple have been
devoted members of the Bethany Baptist Church where Thelma
Ruth has directed the choir and been the Sunday School
secretary and Vamus has served as a Deacon; and their
constant support and dedication have contributed
substantially to the life of this church; and

WHEREAS, it is most appropriate that the rare accomplishment
of maintaining a loving and vibrant marriage of long
duration be a properly recognized and celebrated.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body congratulate
Mr. and Mrs. Vamus Culpepper on the momentous occasion of
their 57th wedding anniversary and express to them their
best wishes for continued health and happiness. 
Death*7 Sep 2016 He died on 7 Sep 2016 at age 101. 
Obituary*14 Sep 2016 Vamus Culpepper, 101, passed away Wednesday. He was born June 1, 1915 in Chipley, Georgia to the late, Will and Lottie Culpepper. Local survivors include Rosa (Wesley) Hall, Patricia (Dennis) Zachery, Decatur, GA; and Annette Culpepper, Lithonia, GA; The Celebration of Life Service will be Thursday at 1:00 PM at Bethany Baptist Church. Rev. James E. Hightower will officiate.1 

Family

Thelma Ruth Hightower (say 1917 - )
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Obituary of Vamus Culpepper, published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 14, 2016.

Thelma Ruth Hightower

Female, #64842, (say 1917 - )
African* She was an African-American. 
Birth*say 1917 She was born say 1917. 
Married Name21 Aug 1938  As of 21 Aug 1938, her married name was Culpepper. 
Marriage*21 Aug 1938 She married Vamus Culpepper on 21 Aug 1938. 

Family

Vamus Culpepper (1 Jun 1915 - 7 Sep 2016)
Last Edited21 Aug 2018

Mary W. Culpepper

Female, #64843, (1910 - )
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
African* She was an African-American. 
Birth*1910 She was born in 1910 at Harris Co., Georgia
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

Clifford Culpepper

Male, #64844, (1911 - )
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
African* He was an African-American. 
Birth*1911 He was born in 1911 at Haralson Co., Georgia
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

R. L. Culpepper

Male, #64845, (1917 - )
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
African* He was an African-American. 
Birth*1917 He was born in 1917 at Harris Co., Georgia
Last Edited21 Aug 2018

Hazel Culpepper

Female, #64846
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

Georgia M. Culpepper

Female, #64847
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

Charlie J. Culpepper

Male, #64848
Father*Will Culpepper (Apr 1885 - )
Mother*Lollie Maddox (s 1887 - )
Last Edited22 Sep 2016

Bethna Dennis1

Female, #64849, (18 Jan 1935 - 20 Oct 2016)
Birth*18 Jan 1935 She was born on 18 Jan 1935 at New Augusta, Perry Co., Mississippi.1 
Married Name8 Jun 1958  As of 8 Jun 1958, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Marriage*8 Jun 1958 She married Moody Manning Culpepper on 8 Jun 1958 at age 23.1 
Death of Spouse26 Apr 2016 Her husband Moody Manning Culpepper died on 26 Apr 2016 at Vicksburg, Warren Co., Mississippi.2 
Death*20 Oct 2016 She died at Vicksburg, Warren Co., Mississippi, on 20 Oct 2016 at age 81.1 
Obituary*27 Oct 2016 Bethna Dennis Culpepper died on October 20, 2016, after battling lung cancer for almost a year.

Beth was born on January 18, 1935 in New Augusta, MS, in the family home in the same room her mother was born. She was the daughter of Wilmer Dennis and Loucile Ikerd Dennis.

Beth was graduated from Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) with a degree in English. She then taught school in Moss Point where she met her roommate's brother Moody Manning Culpepper who was serving in the United States Navy. They eloped on June 8, 1958. While he finished his degree in civil engineering at Mississippi State University she worked for the MSU Registrar and later taught school in Starkville.

Beth was a longtime resident of Vicksburg supporting many community and cultural activities. She retired from the Warren County Vicksburg Schools after teaching English for 30 years and also serving as yearbook faculty advisor. As a member of First Presbyterian Church, she was a part of the Faith in Practice Sunday School Class, and Presbyterian Women receiving an Honorary Life Membership. She served on the board of the Warren County-Vicksburg Library for many years. She was a Salvation Army volunteer and Master Gardener. She and Moody were active Mississippi State University supporters.

Beth faithfully cared for Moody as he suffered with Parkinson's disease for many years. He predeceased her on April 26, 2016.

Her survivors include her sister, Cynthia Biegler; her brother, Murray Dennis (Lonie); her sister-in-law, Pat Schiffbauer; her children, Gay Drake (Joe) and Mike Culpepper (Joe McDermott); and her granddaughter, Anna Drake McIntyre (Thomas).

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to those who cared for her in her last months.

Funeral services will be at First Presbyterian Church of Vicksburg, 1501 Cherry Street, on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. until time of the service.1 

Family

Moody Manning Culpepper (circa 1935 - 26 Apr 2016)
Last Edited19 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. Obituary of Bethna Dennis Culpepper, published in the Clarion Ledger on Oct. 27, 2016.
  2. Obituary of Moody Culpepper, published in Clarion Ledger on Apr. 28, 2016.

Fletcher Pearl Pitchford

Female, #64850, (27 Mar 1918 - 2014)
Birth*27 Mar 1918 She was born on 27 Mar 1918.1 
Married Namesay 1942  As of say 1942, her married name was Culpepper. 
Marriage*say 1942 She married Joel Blanchard Culpepper say 1942. 
Death of Spouse26 Jan 1944 Her husband Joel Blanchard Culpepper died on 26 Jan 1944 at Italy.2,3,4 
Married Namecirca 1985  As of circa 1985, her married name was Acree.5 
Marriage*circa 1985 She married Samuel Kontz Acree circa 1985.5 
Death of Spouse27 Aug 2001 Her husband Samuel Kontz Acree died on 27 Aug 2001 at Fulton Co., Georgia.5,1 
Death*2014 She died in 2014. 

Family 1

Joel Blanchard Culpepper (1920 - 26 Jan 1944)
Marriage*say 1942 She married Joel Blanchard Culpepper say 1942. 

Family 2

Samuel Kontz Acree (25 Sep 1921 - 27 Aug 2001)
Marriage*circa 1985 She married Samuel Kontz Acree circa 1985.5 
Last Edited29 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 81472311.
  2. American Battle Monuments Online Database, American Battle Monuments Commission, 2005.
    http://www.abmc.gov/
    Joel B. Culpepper, Georgia, Private First Class, 34443100, 83rd Chemical Battalion, Died 26 Jan 1944, Buried at: Plot J Row 10 Grave 42, Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy, Awards: Purple Heart Medal.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2000.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4283
    Joel B Culpepper, Private First Class
    Inducted From: Georgia
    Combat Organization: 83rd Chemical Battalion
    Death Date: 26 Jan 1944
    Monument: Sicily & Rome, Italy
    Last Known Status: Buried
    U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal.
  4. Quartermaster General’s Office, compiler, U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1102
    Joel B Culpepper, 34443100, Male, White, Protestant, Private First Class in US Army
    Cemetery Name: Nettuno (Permanent Cemetery), Nettuno, Italy
    Grave number: j 10 42.
  5. 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

Samuel Kontz Acree1

Male, #64851, (25 Sep 1921 - 27 Aug 2001)
Birth*25 Sep 1921 He was born on 25 Sep 1921 at Gordon Co., Georgia.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1985 He married Fletcher Pearl Pitchford circa 1985.1 
Death*27 Aug 2001 He died at Fulton Co., Georgia, on 27 Aug 2001 at age 79.1,2 
Burial*say 31 Aug 2001 His body was interred say 31 Aug 2001 at Forest Lawns Memorial Gardens, College Park, Fulton Co., Georgia.2 

Family

Fletcher Pearl Pitchford (27 Mar 1918 - 2014)
Last Edited27 Nov 2016

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. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 81472311.

Kristin McCarthy1

Female, #64852

Family

Clinton Roy Culpepper
Child
Last Edited2 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Clint Culpepper. <e-mail address>

Abbott McCarthy Culpepper1

Male, #64853
Father*Clinton Roy Culpepper1
Mother*Kristin McCarthy1
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Clint Culpepper. <e-mail address>

Albert Nolan Thornton1

Male, #64854, (10 Oct 1872 - 12 Dec 1959)
Father*James Geoffrey Thornton1 (Dec 1849 - 17 May 1929)
Mother*Frances A. Garner1 (May 1853 - 29 May 1919)
Birth*10 Oct 1872 He was born on 10 Oct 1872 at Mississippi.1 
Marriage*7 Nov 1894 He married Frances Catherine Brown at Elmore Co., Alabama, on 7 Nov 1894 at age 22.1 
Death of Mother29 May 1919 His mother Frances A. Garner died on 29 May 1919 at Elmore Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Father17 May 1929 His father James Geoffrey Thornton died on 17 May 1929 at Elmore Co., Alabama.1 
Death of Spouse31 Dec 1935 His wife Frances Catherine Brown died on 31 Dec 1935 at Wetumpka, Elmore Co., Alabama.1 
Death*12 Dec 1959 He died at Wetumpka, Elmore Co., Alabama, on 12 Dec 1959 at age 87.1 

Family

Frances Catherine Brown (8 Nov 1875 - 31 Dec 1935)
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Sep 2017

Citations

  1. Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, "MyOrigins" family tree, by emilyday137.

Frances Catherine Brown1

Female, #64855, (8 Nov 1875 - 31 Dec 1935)
Birth*8 Nov 1875 She was born on 8 Nov 1875 at Alabama.1 
Married Name7 Nov 1894  As of 7 Nov 1894, her married name was Thornton.1 
Marriage*7 Nov 1894 She married Albert Nolan Thornton at Elmore Co., Alabama, on 7 Nov 1894 at age 18.1 
Death*31 Dec 1935 She died at Wetumpka, Elmore Co., Alabama, on 31 Dec 1935 at age 60.1 

Family

Albert Nolan Thornton (10 Oct 1872 - 12 Dec 1959)
Last Edited3 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, "MyOrigins" family tree, by emilyday137.

Paula Jardes1

Female, #64856
Father*Alfred Louis Jardes1
Mother*Agnes Adell Culpepper1
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Don Jardes. <e-mail address>

Lelal C. Thornton1

Female, #64857, (circa 1874 - )
Father*James Geoffrey Thornton1 (Dec 1849 - 17 May 1929)
Mother*Frances A. Garner1 (May 1853 - 29 May 1919)
Birth*circa 1874 She was born circa 1874 at MS.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, "MyOrigins" family tree, by emilyday137.

(?) Weldon

Male, #64858, (say 1879 - )
Birth*say 1879 He was born say 1879. 
Marriage*say 1900 He married Martha Louella Thornton say 1900. 

Family

Martha Louella Thornton (18 Sep 1879 - 15 Mar 1950)
Last Edited10 Dec 2016

William Frank Dean

Male, #64859, (23 Jan 1939 - 5 Nov 2015)
Father*Rev. Elmer Fay Dean (23 Jan 1910 - 29 May 1985)
Mother*Doris Jean Cook (17 Sep 1918 - 3 Jul 1986)
Birth*23 Jan 1939 He was born on 23 Jan 1939 at Alabama
Death of Father29 May 1985 His father Rev. Elmer Fay Dean died on 29 May 1985 at Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie Co., Florida.1 
Death of Mother3 Jul 1986 His mother Doris Jean Cook died on 3 Jul 1986 at Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie Co., Florida
Death*5 Nov 2015 He died at North Carolina on 5 Nov 2015 at age 76. 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited25 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338

Charles Organ Richards Jr.1

Male, #64860, (28 Nov 1920 - 31 Dec 1972)
Birth*28 Nov 1920 He was born on 28 Nov 1920 at Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee.1 
Marriage*16 Feb 1945 He married Eva Geraldine Webb at Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada, on 16 Feb 1945 at age 24.1 
Death*31 Dec 1972 He died at Houston, Harris Co., Texas, on 31 Dec 1972 at age 52.1 

Family

Eva Geraldine Webb (12 Nov 1924 - 2 Aug 2000)
Child
Last Edited25 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, Public Member Trees, Richards/Webb/Culpepper Family Tree, poof38.