Joseph W. Laval Culpepper1,2

M, (21 June 1933 - 7 June 2010)
FatherVernon Lessly Culpepper (17 Nov 1905 - 9 Feb 1970)
MotherAnnie Mae Martin (3 May 1915 - )
Birth*21 June 1933 Joseph was born at Marion Co., Mississippi, on 21 June 1933.3 
Marriage*say 1970 He married Shirley Mae Taylor say 1970.4 
Death*7 June 2010 He died at Foxworth, Marion Co., Mississippi, on 7 June 2010 at age 76.3 
Obituary*say 8 June 2010 FOXWORTH - Services are 3 p.m. today at Pleasant Hill Jesus Name Apostolic Church in Foxworth for J.W. Culpepper, 76, of Foxworth, who died June 7, 2010, at The Grove in Columbia.

Burial is in the church cemetery.

Mr. Culpepper was self-employed and a member of Pleasant Hill Jesus Name Apostolic Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn Gibbs, Donna Powell and Glenda Edwards, all of Foxworth; two brothers, Dale Culpepper of Columbia and Von Culpepper of Shreveport, La; two sisters, Faye Stephens of Natchez and Wynona Estep of Slidell, La; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Taylor Culpepper; a son, Billy Joe Culpepper; and his parents, Vernie Lee and Annie Mae Martin Culpepper.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is handling arrangements.2 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Shirley Mae Taylor (circa 1931 - 14 April 2010)
Last Edited10 November 2014

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 84898729.
  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. Picayune Item, Picayune, Pearl River Co., MS.
    http://www.picayuneitem.com/
    Obituary of Shirley Mae Taylor Culpepper (#61374), published 18 Apr 2010.

Billy Joe Culpepper

M, (6 July 1956 - 18 April 1987)
FatherJoseph W. Laval Culpepper (21 Jun 1933 - 7 Jun 2010)
Birth*6 July 1956 Billy was born on 6 July 1956.1 
SSN*1970 His Social Security Number was issued in 1970 in Mississippi.1 
Death*18 April 1987 He died on 18 April 1987 at age 30.2,1 
Last Edited9 May 2007

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. E-mail written May 2007 to Warren Culpepper from Barbara Alice Culpepper Baughman (#57222), e-mail address.

Von Lenford Culpepper1

M, (3 February 1937 - 9 November 2014)
FatherVernon Lessly Culpepper (17 Nov 1905 - 9 Feb 1970)
MotherAnnie Mae Martin (3 May 1915 - )
Birth*3 February 1937 Von was born at Columbia, Marion Co., Mississippi, on 3 February 1937.2 
Death*9 November 2014 He died at Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, on 9 November 2014 at age 77.2 
Obituary*10 November 2014 Shreveport, LA- Funeral services for Von L. Culpepper, 77, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Bradley, AR. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the funeral home.

Von was born on February 3, 1937 in Columbia, MS, to Verna and Annie Mae Culpepper and passed away on November 9, 2014. He worked as a Produce Manager.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Verna and Annie Mae Culpepper; brothers, Dale, and J.W. Culpepper; sisters, Verna Mae Jolly, Agnes Powell, and Dorthy Culpepper; grandson, Michael Culpepper. He is survived by his loving wife, Cassie Culpepper; sons, Bruce, Mark, and Mike Culpepper, Danny, and Nathan Gibson; daughters, Donna Hayes and husband, Doswell, and Rhonda Richardson; grandchildren, Jared and Marshall Hayes, Steven and Dylan Gibson, Joseph Dana, Kristen Landry, Cameron, Brandon, Shelby, and Travis Culpepper; sisters, Faye Stephens, and Nona Estep; many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.2 
Burial*12 November 2014 His body was interred on 12 November 2014 at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Bradley, Lafayette Co., Arkansas.2 
Last Edited10 November 2014

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 10, 2014.

Vernie Mae Culpepper1

F, (1941 - before November 2014)
FatherVernon Lessly Culpepper (17 Nov 1905 - 9 Feb 1970)
MotherAnnie Mae Martin (3 May 1915 - )
Birth*1941 Vernie was born at Marion Co., Mississippi, in 1941. 
Married Namesay 1959  As of say 1959, her married name was Jolly. 
Death*before November 2014 She died before November 2014.2 
Last Edited10 November 2014

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Obituary of Von Culpepper, published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 10, 2014.

Melba Agnes Culpepper1

F, (1 January 1943 - 24 June 2000)
FatherVernon Lessly Culpepper (17 Nov 1905 - 9 Feb 1970)
MotherAnnie Mae Martin (3 May 1915 - )
Birth*1 January 1943 Melba was born at Marion Co., Mississippi, on 1 January 1943.2 
Married Namecirca 1961  As of circa 1961, her married name was Powell. 
SSN*1973 Her Social Security Number was issued in 1973 in Louisiana.2 
Death*24 June 2000 She died on 24 June 2000 at age 57.3,2 
Last Edited1 May 2008

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  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. E-mail written Oct 2004 to Warren L. Culpepper from Lisa Gautreau, Tuscaloosa, AL, e-mail address.

Dorothy Antoinette Culpepper1

F, (24 October 1944 - 11 May 1946)
FatherVernon Lessly Culpepper (17 Nov 1905 - 9 Feb 1970)
MotherAnnie Mae Martin (3 May 1915 - )
Birth*24 October 1944 Dorothy was born at Marion Co., Mississippi, on 24 October 1944.2 
Death*11 May 1946 She died at Marion Co., Mississippi, on 11 May 1946 at age 1.2 
Burial*12 May 1946 Her body was interred on 12 May 1946 at Pinebur Church of God Cemetery, Pinebur, Marion Co., Mississippi.2 
Last Edited7 April 2008

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. S. W. Arnold & Louise Anderson, compiler, Marion Co., Mississippi Cemeteries, Sherwood, AR: Arnold, 1988, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Books 976.221 V3a.
    Pinebur Church of God Cemetery, Southeast of Columbia, Marion Co., MS
    + Dorothy A. Culpepper, 24 Oct 1944 - 11 May 1946.

Annie Lee Culpepper1

F, (1911 - )
FatherBenjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
MotherEva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Birth*1911 Annie was born at Arkansas in 1911. 
Married Namesay 1929  As of say 1929, her married name was Bailey. 
Marriage*say 1929 She married James Bailey at Jefferson Co., Arkansas, say 1929.2 

Family

James Bailey (say 1909 - )
Last Edited15 March 2004

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Book JJ, p. 51.

Ruby Maye Culpepper1

F, (1914 - )
FatherBenjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
MotherEva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Birth*1914 Ruby was born at Arkansas in 1914. 
(Daughter) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Ruby and Velma was listed as a daughter in Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.2 
Married Namesay 1932  As of say 1932, her married name was Bolen. 
Marriage*say 1932 She married Ernest Lloyd Bolen say 1932. 

Family

Ernest Lloyd Bolen (7 November 1906 - 7 April 1980)
Last Edited15 March 2004

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-41, Sheet 11-B, 302 Elm St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home rented, Amount=$18, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    B. Louis Culpepper, Head , M, 47, M, [email protected], MS/MS/US, Laborer, Bridge Const., Vet=No
    Eva R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, [email protected], AR/MS/MS, Dressmaking, At home
    Ruby M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, AR/MS/AR
    Edward M. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, AR/MS/AR
    Benjamin L. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, AR/MS/AR
    Velma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, AR/MS/AR.

Edward Martin Culpepper1

M, (1916 - 8 April 1940)
FatherBenjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
MotherEva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Birth*1916 Edward was born in 1916. 
(Son) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Edward and Benjamin was listed as a son in Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.2 
Marriage*say 1937 He married Dixie McKinney say 1937. 
Death*8 April 1940 He died at Jefferson Co., Arkansas, on 8 April 1940.3,4 

Family

Dixie McKinney (say 1918 - )
Last Edited15 March 2004

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-41, Sheet 11-B, 302 Elm St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home rented, Amount=$18, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    B. Louis Culpepper, Head , M, 47, M, [email protected], MS/MS/US, Laborer, Bridge Const., Vet=No
    Eva R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, [email protected], AR/MS/MS, Dressmaking, At home
    Ruby M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, AR/MS/AR
    Edward M. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, AR/MS/AR
    Benjamin L. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, AR/MS/AR
    Velma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, AR/MS/AR.
  3. Jefferson County, AR, Miscellaneous Records on microfilm 1927 -- 1961, at the county courthouse; (n.p.: n.pub.).
  4. Arkansas Death Index Books, 1914 -- 1948.
    has Ouachita County as place of death.

Benjamin Lawrence Culpepper1

M, (24 June 1918 - 7 April 1966)
FatherBenjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
MotherEva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Name-Comm His was commonly known as Lawrence Culpepper.2 
Birth*24 June 1918 Benjamin was born at Arkansas on 24 June 1918. Born in Virginia according to Army Enlistment.3,4 
(Son) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Edward and Benjamin was listed as a son in Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.5 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Arkansas.3 
World War II*between 1940 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1940 and 1945
(US Army Air Corps, South Pacific.)4 
Marriage*22 December 1944 He married Marjorie Erica Brymer at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on 22 December 1944 at age 26. From Maribeth Culpepper: "They married there and she traveled to the US by ship and my grandmother, Eva Culpepper from Pine Bluff, AR went to San Francisco to meet her ship when it docked."6 
Death*7 April 1966 He died at Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas, on 7 April 1966 at age 47.3,6 
Burial*say 10 April 1966 His body was interred say 10 April 1966 at Lee-Drake Cemetery, Star City, Lincoln Co., Arkansas.7 
Biography*23 June 2017 From Maribeth Culpepper: "He was a pharmacist and had a drug store and soda fountain on the town square…..the old fashioned kind...."6 

Family

Marjorie Erica Brymer (2 July 1922 - 5 March 2015)
Last Edited23 June 2017

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  2. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 163752473.
  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. 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
    Benjamin L Culpepper, White, Single, born 1918 in Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army Air Corps on 30 Sep 1940.
  5. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-41, Sheet 11-B, 302 Elm St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home rented, Amount=$18, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    B. Louis Culpepper, Head , M, 47, M, [email protected], MS/MS/US, Laborer, Bridge Const., Vet=No
    Eva R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, [email protected], AR/MS/MS, Dressmaking, At home
    Ruby M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, AR/MS/AR
    Edward M. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, AR/MS/AR
    Benjamin L. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, AR/MS/AR
    Velma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, AR/MS/AR.
  6. Culpepper, Maribeth. <e-mail address>
  7. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 161439824.

Velma Hazel Culpepper1

F, (25 April 1919 - 15 May 1992)
FatherBenjamin Louis B. Culpepper (29 Aug 1882 - 26 May 1935)
MotherEva Roberta Goyen (1892 - )
Birth*25 April 1919 Velma was born at Arkansas on 25 April 1919.2 
(Daughter) 1930 Census1 April 1930 Ruby and Velma was listed as a daughter in Benjamin Louis B. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., Arkansas.3 
Married Namesay 1937  As of say 1937, her married name was Hill. 
Marriage*say 1937 She married Joseph Eugene Hill at Jefferson Co., Arkansas, say 1937.4 
Death*15 May 1992 She died at Hot Springs National Park, Garland Co., Arkansas, on 15 May 1992 at age 73.2 

Family

Joseph Eugene Hill (10 October 1914 - 14 July 2000)
Last Edited2 July 2004

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Billie Wyvonne Culpepper New (#7412) (some records appear to be originally frm Betty Elizabeth Culpepper Cooper #58094), Jacksonville, AR, to Lew Griffin, 1994.
  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. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 35-41, Sheet 11-B, 302 Elm St., Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co., AR
    Home rented, Amount=$18, Radio=blank, Farm=No
    B. Louis Culpepper, Head , M, 47, M, [email protected], MS/MS/US, Laborer, Bridge Const., Vet=No
    Eva R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 38, M, [email protected], AR/MS/MS, Dressmaking, At home
    Ruby M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 15, AR/MS/AR
    Edward M. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, AR/MS/AR
    Benjamin L. Culpepper, Son, M, 11, AR/MS/AR
    Velma H. Culpepper, Dau, F, 11, AR/MS/AR.
  4. Book TT, p. 286.