Jeannette Wheelis Culpepper, 87, of Lake Park, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Presbyterian Home in Quitman, GA. She was born on June 20, 1935 in Ocilla, GA to the late Hollis D. Wheelis and Iwilda Horton Wheelis. Mrs. Culpepper was a sales associate at Westpoint Pepperell. She was married to Harold Culpepper for 28 years prior to his passing. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and cooking. She loved going to church and doing crafts. Mrs. Culpepper was a member at Bethel Church of God in Lake Park, GA.
Mrs. Culpepper is survived by her two sons, Wayne Culpepper, of Statenville, GA, and Dale (Kathy) Culpepper, of Lake Park, GA; daughter, Theda Erickson, of Lake Park, GA; grandchildren, Lynn (Amy) Reed, of Statesboro, GA, Eric (Pamela) Reed, of Lavonia, TX, Krista (Michael) White, of Valdosta, and Matthew (Leslie) Culpepper, of Clyattville, GA; thirteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a grandson Caleb Culpepper, five sisters and two brothers.
A graveside service will be held at 11am on Friday, September 30, 2022 at Carter Cemetery with Pastor Daryl Pate officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Church of God, 234 Bethel Church Road, Lake Park, GA 31636, or Bethany Hospice, 2012 E. Pinetree Blvd, Ste A, Thomasville, GA 31792. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com McLane Lakewood Funeral Home