Robert Franklin Culpepper, Sr.

Published 1:20 am Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Robert Franklin Culpepper, Sr., age 91 of Pleasant Hill passed away

peacefully at his home Saturday, October 16, 2010 surrounded by his


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A Celebration of Life service will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 officiated by Rev. Stan Weatherford, Dr. David Thomas and Woods Culpepper, Jr. Services directed by Lawrence Funeral Home.

Mr. Culpepper was born April 10, 1919 in Newton, Mississippi. He enlisted in the Army in 1941 and discharged in 1944. After returning to Pleasant Hill he became a longtime farmer and logger.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Tate Culpepper, parents Eugene and Ella Culpepper, siblings; Myrtle Ruth Culpepper Dees, Willie Eugene Culpepper Jones,

Juanita Merle Culpepper Jernigan, Annie Lou Culpepper Griffin, Marvin Woods Culpepper and Eugene Barksdale Culpepper Jr.

Mr. Culpepper is survived by his two children Robert (Melanie) Franklin Culpepper Jr. of Pleasant Hill and Ceceilia (Frank) Culpepper Smith of Pleasant Hill. Four grandchildren; Steven (Julie) Franklin Smith of Roswell, GA, Jennifer (Robert) Culpepper Robertson of

Homewood, AL , Amy (Brandon) Smith Pearson of Perdido Beach, AL and Robert

(Elizabeth) Franklin Culpepper III of Pleasant Hill. Four great-grandchildren Tate McQueen Robertson, Gabriel Ryan Smith, Graham Franklin Smith and Mary Carter Robertson. One sister Laura Hortense Culpepper Zigerelli of

Cleveland, Ohio.

Special Thank You to Alacare Hospice in Greenville for such loving care. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Dorothy Culpepper Emergency Fund or The Pleas-

ant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, County Road 12, Sardis, AL 36775. Please visit to make online

condolences to the family.