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Erma Lorine Culpepper

Female 1902 - 1991  (89 years)


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  • Name Erma Lorine Culpepper 
    Nickname Erma 
    Born 21 Nov 1902  Albertville, Marshall Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Dec 1991  Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried East Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Trussville Rd., Roebuck Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2568  MyTree
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2013 

    Father James Monroe (Monroe) Culpepper,   b. 18 Aug 1871, Clanton, Randolph Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1952, Albertville, Marshall Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Nola Beatrice Medlock,   b. 12 Nov 1876, Clayton Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1948, Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1892  Marshall Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Luther Scott Herron, Sr.,   b. 25 Oct 1897, Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1960, Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1921  Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Erma Corine Herron,   b. 21 May 1922, Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1988, Florence, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Luther Scott Herron, Jr.,   b. 21 Mar 1924, Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 2013, Birmingham, Jefferson Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. Sara Frances Herron,   b. 5 Dec 1925, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 2011, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +4. Charles Edgar Herron,   b. 11 Sep 1927, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 2008, Oneonta, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. Jackson Lee Herron, Sr.
    +6. Robert Henry Herron, Sr.
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F4603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Nov 1902 - Albertville, Marshall Co., AL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Aug 1921 - Anniston, Etowah Co., Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1991 - Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    The Herrons
    The Herrons
    Scotties' Graduation Party at Aunt Johnnie's (1967)
    Scotties' Graduation Party at Aunt Johnnie's (1967)
    Herron / Wilson Swimming
    Herron / Wilson Swimming
    Aunt Henri, Momma Wilson, Luther Scott Herron, Irma Culpepper Herron, Don and Ann Wilson
    Scott and Erma Herron
    Scott and Erma Herron
    A Christmas photo.
    Sara, Erma and Jenny
    Sara, Erma and Jenny
    Sara and Erma Herron, with Jenny McSwain Wade

    Headstones
    Luther Scott and Erma Lorine Herron
    Luther Scott and Erma Lorine Herron

  • Notes 

    • 1910 Census Marshall Co., Alabama (12232):(12233)ED 96-22 :
      Iona (Erma?) 7 AL in hh of James M. Culpepper.

      1920 Census: Etowah Co., Alabama (12234) V29 ED40-1:24:
      Erma daughter 17 AL in hh of Monroe J. Culpepper
      RFN: 34610

      When Erma and Scott's children were small, they lived in New Merkle out by Cahaba. At the time it was undeveloped, and just woods. Scott was a lineman for the telephone company. One day he fell from a pole and hurt his back so he couldn't work. Erma told me that every other morning she would go to the door and find food for her family, that had been put there by the Moonshiners, she
      believed, but she never saw them to thank them. She said they ate better after Scott fell than before, .. fresh eggs, fresh milk, etc.
      (Martha Cross Herron Mordecai

      Erma was a beautiful woman and her children were beautiful also. Scott
      was a stricking man in appearance with brilliant blue eyes. I met them in their
      later years and they were still nice to look at. Erma had very deep dimples and when she laughed her eyes sparkled. She said that her grandmother, on her mother's side, was of indian blood, and I believed it because she had almost black hair and very dark brown eyes until her mid 70s. Half of her children had dark brown eyes and hair, and the others had blue eyes and light hair.
      She was a wonderful human being who was very creative and always
      joking and laughing. She was always very spirited.
      (Martha Cross Herron Mordecai)

      She told me that when she was a little girl, her Dad would go to town & even though they were poor, he would bring candy back for her and her siblings.
      She saved hers to bribe them to do her part of the cotton picking, while she played under the big tree in the field. She made mud pies and daydreamed about what she wanted her life to be like when she grew up. She designed houses in her dreaming, as well.
      (Source: Page Herron Barker, Erma's granddaughter)

      When she was in her late 70's, she lived with her daughter, Sarah. She told me that she became tired of living with Sarah because she felt she didn't have her independence. So, she rented one side of a duplex apartment and moved in. She went into the wooded area in the back yard, cut down 7 pine trees, cut them up, carried them to the road and made herself a patio in the shade.
      (Martha Cross Herron Mordecai)