9/28/15 — Christine A. Culpepper

flower4Christine A. Culpepper, age 93 of Tullahoma, Tennessee passed away,
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma.
Graveside Services will be held Monday, September 28 at 2 PM at Rose Hill
Memorial Gardens with Rev. Paul Purdue officiating.

Mrs. Culpepper, a native of Knox County, was the daughter of the late
Thurman and Lenabell Starnes Ailor. She was a graduate of the University
of Tennessee and always enjoyed watching their football games. She was a
teacher and taught at the Highland Rim School for Girls before teaching at
East Junior High. She was also a substitute teacher for many years. She
was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was very active in
the Crusaders Sunday School Class and the Golden Circle. She was a
seamstress and loved sewing for children. She was an accomplished pianist
and taught piano lessons. She also was active with Habitat for Humanity.
Culpepper loved people and she enjoyed socializing.

In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orian
William “Jack” Culpepper; son, Thurman Wayne Culpepper; brothers, James
Earl Ailor and sisters, Kate and Ann Trotter.

She is survived by one son, James Ray Culpepper of Smyrna; one daughter,
Judith Ann Henson and her husband, Larry of Hugo, OK; four grandchildren,
Douglas Alexander Henson of Houston, TX, Garret Henson of Hugo, OK,
Alexander Henson and his wife, Nicki of Houston, TX and Jessie William
Culpepper of Camp Lejeune, NC and four great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com