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Jo Culpepper

May 12, 1926 May 15, 2020
Jo Culpepper
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Obituary for Jo Culpepper

Jo Story Culpepper, 94, of Chesapeake, Virginia, passed from death unto life on Friday, May 15, 2020, at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Culpepper was born in Keysville, Virginia on May 12, 1926 to the late Argus Winfield and Blanche Sherrill Story. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carter G. Culpepper, a daughter, Sherrill Ann Culpepper, three brothers: Argus Story, Jr., John Story, and Ned Story, and a sister, Jean Lamb.

A graduate of Oak Hill High School in Lenoir, NC, Mrs. Culpepper relocated to the Hampton Roads area during World War II. It was here that she met and married her husband. A member of Deep Creek Baptist Church for nearly 60 years, Mrs. Culpepper loved Jesus and wanted to serve Him. She truly had a love for other people and showed Christ’s love to all that she met. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Mrs. Culpepper is survived by her daughter, Susan Jenkins and “son”, Danny Jenkins, much loved grandchildren: Katelyn and Trey Umphlett and Carter and Bailey Jenkins, her four beautiful great-granddaughters: Anna, Ellie, Maggie and Sophie, two special friends Dottie Lou Farleigh and Dahlia Smith, several nieces and nephews and many wonderful friends.

A graveside service will be held at Culpepper Family cemetery on Old Mill Road, Chesapeake on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 1 PM. Social Distancing will be observed.

Memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Culpepper’s name to Deep Creek Baptist Church or the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

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Culpepper Family Cemetery

Old Mill Road
Chesapeake, VA 23323

Culpepper Family Cemetery
Old Mill Road Chesapeake 23323 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507

Deep Creek Baptist Church

250 Mill Creek Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23323

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