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Orene Culpepper

Funeral Services for Orene Culpepper, age 96 of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Lewis officiating.  Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Jason Culpepper, Daniel Hogan, Gage Griffin, Hunter Culpepper, Holdan Culpepper and Grant Griffin serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers are Jody Griffin, Katie Griffin, Maddox Culpepper and Harlan Hogan.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Orene passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Carriage House Manor.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Sulphur Springs First Baptist Church.

She was born on October 19, 1918, the daughter of James Lee Welch and Maude Whisenant Points in Pickton, TX.  She married D.Y. Culpepper on June 24, 1939 in Hopkins County, TX.  He preceded her in death in 1991.

Survivors include: daughter, Shirley Hogan of Sulphur Springs; son, Don Culpepper and wife, Marilyn of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Jason Culpepper, Daniel Hogan and Colleen Griffin; great-grandchildren, Gage Griffin, Katie Griffin, Grant Griffin, Hunter Culpepper, Holdan Culpepper, Harlan Hogan and Maddox Culpepper.

Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Johnnie Lee Wofford and one brother, R.B. Welch.

Memorials can be made to the Meal-A-Day program.

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