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Callie Mae Mildred Culberson

1918 - 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Callie Mae Mildred Culberson died Saturday, July 6, at the age of 101.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, in the chapel at Dutton Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Franks, Faith Baptist Church, officiating.

Graveside services will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Callie was born May 17, 1918, in Cottonwood, OK., to Henry Edward and Evie Cole. She grew up in Wichita Falls and graduated from Wichita Falls Senior High in January, 1936. She married James Eddie Culberson at age

18. During the early years of their marriage she was a stay at home mom. In the mid 40’s, they followed oil field jobs and moved to South Texas. She also contracted rheumatic fever while living there. Later in life, she was employed by Levine’s Department Stores, JC Penney, was a Teacher’s Aide at Fannin Elementary School, worked at Texas Employment Commission, and was a civilian employee at Sheppard Air Force Base where she retired.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Eddie Culberson; son, Michael Alan Culberson; father, Henry Edward Cole; mother, Evie Cole; step-mother, Ruth Cole; brothers, Jack and Bob Cole; sisters, Lucy Martin and Norma Cole; and great granddaughters, Rebecca and Kaitlyn Culberson.

Survivors include her children, Henry Culberson, Jackie Culberson, and Betty Kappus; daughter-in-law, Judy Culberson; siblings, Marie Helen Williamson; Mary Ellen Merritt; Francis Ikeler; Shirley Hensley; Pat Zimmerman; Betty Ashlock; and Ed Cole; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials are suggested, in lieu of flowers, to be made to The Iowa Park Friendly Door Senior Citizens, 810 North 3rd St. Iowa Park, Texas 76367.

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