Elridge E. Culpepper1

M, (22 August 1920 - 19 May 2003)
FatherWalter Culpepper2 (1 Apr 1894 - 30 Jun 1990)
MotherEster Seymour3 (c 1899 - )
African* He was an African-American of English Culpeper descent. 
DNA* The DNA test results of a descendant of Elridge E. Culpepper do not match those of anyone else in the Culpepper project. 
Name Variation He was also known as Pepper.1 
Birth*22 August 1920 He was born on 22 August 1920 at Randolph Co., Alabama.1,4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Michigan.4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945.2 
Relocation*1991 He relocated in 1991 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas,1 
Death*19 May 2003 He died at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, on 19 May 2003 at age 82.1,4 
Obituary*22 May 2003 Elridge E. "Pepper" Culpepper, 82, left this world to be with his Lord on May 19, 2003.
     He retired from foundry work with General Motors in 1967 and had lived in San Antonio since 1991. Pepper was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was an avid gardener and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
     He is survived by his wife, Muriel "Jean"; sons, Clifford Johnson of Saginaw, MI, Elridge Culpepper Jr. of Tracy, CA, Floyd Perry Jr. of Las Vegas, NV; daughters, Tanya F. Cameron of Las Vegas, NV and Dr. Chantal Culpepper of Hattiesburg, MS; brothers, Millard Culpepper of Detroit, MI, Ralph, Ray and Russell Culpepper all of Saginaw, MI; sister, Brenda Galvin, also of Saginaw, MI, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
     A Memorial Service will be included in the 11:00 A.M. Worship Service on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the Candlewood Community Baptist Church which currently meets in the Candlewood Elementary School Cafeteria with Brother Jim Simmons officiating. Donations in Pepper's name may be made to the Building Fund of the Candlewood Community Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements through Simplicity Funeral Home.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph AL Female Descendants
Last Edited14 June 2013

Citations

  1. San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texas.
    http://www.mysanantonio.com/
    Obituary of Elridge E. 'Pepper' Culpepper (#61249), published 22 May 2003.
  2. E-mail written 25 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Elridge Culpepper (#61250), e-mail address.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama; Roll 47; Page 3B; Enumeration District 13; Image 282.0.
    Essa Culpepper, Head, F, Black, 30, [email protected], AL/AL/AL, Housekeeper
    Milliard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elridge E. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dorothy L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. 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

Ester Seymour1

F, (circa 1899 - )
African* She was an African-American. 
Name Variation She was also known as Essa.2 
Birth*circa 1899 She was born circa 1899 at Alabama.2 
Marriage*circa 1916 She married Walter Culpepper at Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama, circa 1916.2 
Married Namecirca 1916  As of circa 1916, her married name was Culpepper.2 
1930 Census*1 April 1930 Ester was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama.2 

Family

Walter Culpepper (1 April 1894 - 30 June 1990)
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph AL Female Descendants
Last Edited1 January 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 25 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Elridge Culpepper (#61250), e-mail address.
    "Elridge's parents are Walter Culpepper and Estar Seymore according to his death certificate."
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama; Roll 47; Page 3B; Enumeration District 13; Image 282.0.
    Essa Culpepper, Head, F, Black, 30, [email protected], AL/AL/AL, Housekeeper
    Milliard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elridge E. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dorothy L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.

Millard J. D. Culpepper1

M, (24 July 1918 - 3 July 2010)
FatherWalter Culpepper2 (1 Apr 1894 - 30 Jun 1990)
MotherEster Seymour2 (c 1899 - )
African* He was an African-American of English Culpeper descent. 
Birth*24 July 1918 He was born on 24 July 1918 at Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama.2,1 
Death*3 July 2010 He died at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, on 3 July 2010 at age 91.3 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph AL Female Descendants
Last Edited12 February 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. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama; Roll 47; Page 3B; Enumeration District 13; Image 282.0.
    Essa Culpepper, Head, F, Black, 30, [email protected], AL/AL/AL, Housekeeper
    Milliard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elridge E. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dorothy L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  3. E-mail written 30 Aug 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Eric L. Culpepper (#61713), e-mail address.

Ray Charles Culpepper1

M, (13 February 1935 - circa 22 March 2011)
FatherWalter Culpepper2 (1 Apr 1894 - 30 Jun 1990)
MotherRuby L. Pittman2 (3 Sep 1909 - 15 Jun 1988)
African* He was an African-American of English Culpeper descent. 
Name Variation He was also known as Charles Ray.3 
Birth*13 February 1935 He was born on 13 February 1935 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan.2 
Death*circa 22 March 2011 He died circa 22 March 2011.1 
Obituary*23 March 2011 Mr. Ray Charles Culpepper passed away at the age of 75 years. He was born February 13, 1935 in Saginaw, MI, the son of Walter and Ruby (Pitts) Culpepper. Mr. Culpepper was a graduate of the Saginaw High School class of 1953. He worked at the Grey Iron Foundry for a short time before joining the U. S. Marine Corps. In 1952, he became a volunteer with the Lutheran Charities Neighborhood House Community Center in Saginaw, MI, a place he often went to during his early teenage years. In 1959, he was hired as a full-time staff member and in 1964, he became the Program Director. He retired on January 10, 1997 after 45 years of exemplary dedicated service.
     He leaves to cherish his precious memory, three brothers, Robert (Alberta) and Lanary Ralph (Shirley), all of Saginaw, MI and Russell (Edna) of Lancaster, TN; one sister, Brenda (Carl) Galvin of Saginaw, MI; many nieces, nephews and cousins; three sisters-in-law, Prestine of Detroit, MI, Jean of San Antonio, TX, Marylan and Dorothy, both of Saginaw, MI; the many young people he mentored and helped to raise, and numerous co-workers and friends.
     Per his request, Mr. Culpepper has been cremated. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2011 at The Neighborhood House, 3145 Russell Street. Elder Dempsey Allen will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Neighborhood House in memory of Ray Culpepper.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph AL Female Descendants
Last Edited14 June 2013

Citations

  1. Saginaw News, Saginaw, Michigan.
    http://www.mlive.com/saginawnews/
    Obituary of Ray Charles Culpepper (#61256), published 23 Mar 2011.
  2. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, compiler, US Public Records Index, Vol 2, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2010.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1732
  3. E-mail written Sep 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Edna Culpepper (#62322), e-mail address.

Geneva Sarah Padgett1,2

F, (19 April 1916 - 24 February 2010)
Birth*19 April 1916 She was born on 19 April 1916 at Augusta, Columbia Co., Georgia. She was the daughter of Oscar Fred Padgett, born 25 September 1886, date of death is unknown. Her mother was Ruth Rushing, born 19 July 1885 in Hampton, Hampton, South Carolina, died 25 May 1971 in Waynesboro, Burke, Georgia.1,3 
Married Namesay 1934  As of say 1934, her married name was Clark.1 
Marriage*say 1934 She married Galphin M. Clark say 1934.1 
Marriage*say 1970 She married Philip Edward Culpepper say 1970.1 
Married Namesay 1970  As of say 1970, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Death*24 February 2010 She died at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia, on 24 February 2010 at age 93.1,3 
Obituary*26 February 2010 AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Geneva Clark Culpepper, of Augusta, died on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. She was 93 years old. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 27, 2010 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at The Poteet Funeral Home, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta. The funeral service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2010 in the funeral home chapel. The committal service will follow at Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Greg Bentley will officiate.
     Mrs. Culpepper is survived by her son, Jimmy M. Clark and his wife Joan of Hephzibah; his daughters, Sara Clark Tadlock of Evans, Jewel C. Chavous and her husband Sonny of Augusta; fifteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
     Mrs. Culpepper was preceded in death by her son, Vernon " Candy" Clark and her son in law Bill Tadlock. Mrs. Culpepper was the wife of the late Galphin Clark who died in 1965 and the late Phillip Culpepper who died in 2008.
     She was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church. Prior to her retirement, she worked for J.B. White. During her retirement years, she enjoyed being an Avon Lady. Mrs. Culpepper enjoyed gardening, reading, yard work, and she was a good cook.
     Memorials may be made to Pine Hill Baptist Church, 4233 Old Waynesboro Road, Hephzibah, Georgia 30815. The Poteet Funeral Home, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta, Georgia, 706.798.8886, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Friends may sign the online guest register at: www.poteetfuneralhomes.com.1 
Burial*27 February 2010 Her body was interred on 27 February 2010 at Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Hephzibah, Richmond Co., Georgia.1 

Family 1

Galphin M. Clark (circa 1912 - 24 June 1965)

Family 2

Philip Edward Culpepper (20 February 1929 - 31 January 2008)
Last Edited19 January 2016

Citations

  1. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    Obituary of Geneva Clark Culpepper (#61259), published 26 Feb 2010.
  2. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, compiler, US Public Records Index, Vol 2, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2010.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1732
  3. E-mail written Jan 2016 to Lew Griffin from Ronnie E. Reynolds, e-mail address.

Galphin M. Clark1,2

M, (circa 1912 - 24 June 1965)
Birth*circa 1912 He was born circa 1912 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.2,3 
Marriage*say 1934 He married Geneva Sarah Padgett say 1934.1 
Death*24 June 1965 He died at Richmond Co., Georgia, on 24 June 1965.1,2 

Family

Geneva Sarah Padgett (19 April 1916 - 24 February 2010)
Last Edited8 March 2010

Citations

  1. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    Obituary of Geneva Clark Culpepper (#61259), published 26 Feb 2010.
  2. 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
    Galphin M Clark, White, Male, 53 years old, died 24 Jun 1965 in Richmond Co., Georgia; Certificate: 019136.
  3. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    Augusta, Richmond, Georgia; Roll T625_275; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 112; Image: 1037.

Janet Kaye Kettle1

F, (9 October 1927 - 2 March 2010)
Birth*9 October 1927 She was born on 9 October 1927 at Grenada, Grenada Co., Mississippi. She was the daughter of Jacob Sydney Kettle and Beelah Mitchell Kettle.1 
Marriage*circa 1950 She married Robert B. Culpepper circa 1950.1 
Married Namecirca 1950  As of circa 1950, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Residence*February 2010 Janet resided at Byram, Hinds Co., Mississippi, in February 2010.1 
Death*2 March 2010 She died at Jackson, Hinds Co., Mississippi, on 2 March 2010 at age 82.1 
Obituary*4 March 2010 Janet Kettle Culpepper, 82, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010, in Jackson. Visitation will be 5-8pm today at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram. Services will be 10 am Friday, March 5, 2010, in the funeral home chapel followed in a graveside committal service at 1:30 pm Friday at Wood Lawn Cemetery in Grenada.
     Mrs. Culpepper was born in Grenada in 1927, the youngest child of parents Jacob Sydney Kettle and Beelah Mitchell Kettle. She graduated from Grenada High School and attended Harding College in Searcy, AR. She worked at Camp McCain in Grenada and the Welfare Department and Mississippi Vocational Rehabilitation in Charleston, MS. Mrs. Culpepper had previously been a resident of Indianola, MS Charleston, MS and Grenada, MS.
     She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert B. Culpepper; a daughter, Robin Rae Culpepper; her parents; one sister, Mary Kathrine Moss; and one brother, Sydney Taylor Kettle.
     She is survived by a daughter, Kaye Culpepper; grandchildren Marlee and Casey Weir; and sister, Martha Jane Hoskins of Franklin, TN.
     In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made in her honor to McRaven Road Church of Christ or Siwell Road Church of Christ. On line guest book at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.1 
Burial*5 March 2010 Her body was interred on 5 March 2010 at Wood Lawn Cemetery, Grenada, Grenada Co., Mississippi.1 

Family

Robert B. Culpepper (31 July 1929 - 28 March 2005)
Child
ChartsBenjamin Culpepper of SC Female Descendants
Last Edited12 March 2010

Citations

  1. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of Janet Kettle Culpepper (#61265), published 4 Mar 2010.

Alma Lee May1

F, (17 November 1923 - 6 March 2010)
Birth*17 November 1923 She was born on 17 November 1923. She was the daughter of George Garfield May and Ruby Edith Kennedy May.1 
Marriage*say 1941 She married James Norris Culpepper say 1941.1 
Married Namesay 1941  As of say 1941, her married name was Culpepper.1 
Death*6 March 2010 She died at Mendenhall, Simpson Co., Mississippi, on 6 March 2010 at age 86.1 
Obituary*8 March 2010 Alma Lee May Culpepper, 86, of Mendenhall passed away Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Simpson General Hospital in Mendenhall, MS. Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mendenhall. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Colonial Chapel in Mendenhall, MS. Graveside services will follow in Mendenhall City Cemetery including an Eastern Star Service. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall, MS is in charge of arrangements.
     Ms Culpepper was born November 17, 1923 to the late Garfield May and Edith Kennedy May. She served as Worthy Matron for 3 ½ years and was also a member of First Baptist Church of Mendenhall. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Garfield May and Ruby Edith Kennedy May and her husband, James Norris Culpepper.
     She leaves two daughters, Dianne (Jerry) McLendon, Mendenhall and Teresa (John) Lisenbe, Meridian; grandchildren, Brad Barr (Christy), Mendenhall, Missie Barr (Chris) Armstrong, Simpsonville SC, Jeff (Trish) Barr, Hickory, NC, Jason Pittman, Mendenhall, Sarah Linsebe and John Norris Linsenbe both of Meridian and eleven great-grandchildren.
     Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Mendenhall or Mendenhall City Cemetery.1 
Burial*9 March 2010 Her body was interred on 9 March 2010 at Mendenhall City Cemetery, Mendenhall, Simpson Co., Mississippi.1 

Family

James Norris Culpepper (8 September 1922 - 13 January 1989)
ChartsBenjamin Culpepper of SC Female Descendants
Last Edited12 March 2010

Citations

  1. The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi.
    http://www.clarionledger.com
    Obituary of Alma Culpepper (#61267), published 8 Mar 2010.