Mr. Dudley Culp

Mr. Dudley Culp, 83, of Hamburg died Sunday, March 11, 2001, at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. A native of Bradley County and a resident of Hamburg and Fountain Hill all of his life, he was a retired subcontractor in the timber industry. He was a member of the Judson Missionary Baptist Church for 63 years and served as a deacon, a member of the Fountain Hill School Board for 19 1/2 years, and he served for 25 years as secretary & treasurer of the Judson Cemetery Association. He was preceded in death by his wives, Artie Wells Culp in 1971 and Lula Boyd Culp in 1997; his parents, R. B. & Emma Loveless Culp and two brothers, Thomas William "Pete" Culp and Robert Chalmer Culp; and three sisters, Mary Hunter, Alma Gardner and Ellie Godwin.

He is survived by a son, Wade Culp and his wife, Carol, of Hamburg; a daughter, Shirlene Josey and husband Larry of Crossett; a brother, James Culp of Hamburg; three sisters, Georgia McNiece, Louise Cox and Ruth Martin of Hamburg; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the Judson Missionary Baptist Church with Revs. Roy Craig & Orville Clark officiating. Pallbearers were to be Frankie, Robert & Jimmy Martin, Carl Hunter, Dewey "Scutter" Kilcrease, Charles "Bull" Wells, Blaine Kilcrease and Willard Erwin. Interment was to follow services at the Judson Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg. Memorials may be made to the Judson Cemetery or to the Judson Missionary Baptist Church, c/o Dennis Cox, 2512 Hwy 425 N., Hamburg, AR 71646.