Kohatha DeLoach Culpepper, also known as Mrs. J. Frank Culpepper, died peacefully in her sleep Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
She was born May 10, 1927.
She is survived by one son, Dr. Raymond F. Culpepper and daughter-in-law, Peggy of Birmingham; one daughter, Mrs. Kathy Darlene Haas, of Birmingham, Ala.; four grandchildren: Mr. Raymond F. Culpepper II and his wife, Caroline, of Cleveland, Mrs. Elizabeth Dawn Burroughs and her husband, Josef, of Calera, Ala., Mr. Adam Haas of Birmingham and Mrs. Jessica Michelle Baird and her husband, the Rev. Adam Baird, of Cartersville, Ga.; five great-grandchildren: Katlyn Burroughs, Beckner Culpepper, Clinton Culpepper, Evaliese Baird and Collin Baird; one sister, Mrs. Helen Clements of Alabaster, Ala.; two brothers: Mr. Charles DeLoach of Sarasota, Fla. and Mr. Oden DeLoach of Inverness, Fla.
She became a Christian as a child and dedicated her life to the ministry of Jesus Christ. She was married to the Rev. J. Frank Culpepper and together they served the Church of God for 34 years, until his death in 1984. After her husband’s death she traveled and spoke in revivals, conferences, seminars and camp meetings until her early 80’s. Her family, the Bible, prayer and the Church of God were the priorities of her life. She sowed the seeds of life that will continue to bring forth a harvest for generations to come.
A Celebration of the Life and Home Going of Kohatha Culpepper will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the North Cleveland Church of God.
The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service.
There will also be a service held Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Sardis Baptist Church in Lake Park, Ga., followed by interment in the Carter Cemetery.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Culpepper family guest book at www.grissomserenity.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Grissom-Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Mark S. Grissom, Funeral Director.