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CULP, Ellis Elliott 1868 - 1934


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/6/2021 at 15:07:30

"The Fairfield Daily Ledger"
Monday, July 2, 1934
Front Page, Column 6

Well Known Fairfield Painter will be Buried Tuesday

Ellis Eliott CULP past 66 years of age, well-known Fairfield painter and paper-hanger, died Sunday at his home 302 North Sixth street here, after a lingering illness. He had been in serious condition for the last week.

Mr. CULP, who had been a resident of Fairfield for 24 years, was born April 30, 1868. He had been in poor health for about three and one half years.

Aside from his wife he leaves the following children. Mrs. Clifford CARTER, Raymond CULP of Iowa City, Arthur CULP of Fairfield and Beatrice CULP at home.

He also leaves the following grandchildren:

Arnold Dale, Glen Raymond, Robert Arthur and Jeannine Ann.

The funeral services will be held at the Hoskins Funeral home in Fairfield on Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. in charge of R. P. (sic - S. P.) Williamson. Burial will be in the Evergreen cemetery.


"The Fairfield (Ia.) Daily Ledger"
Saturday, July 7, 1934
Page TWO, Column 5


Ellis Elliott CULP

Ellis Elliott, eldest of the two children of Henderson and Omira CULP was born on April 30, 1858 at Tiskilwa, Illinois. He passed away at his home in Fairfield, on Sunday July 1, 1934, when past 66 years of age.

He was married to Carrie MITCHELL on July 3, 1893 living happily in this union for 41 years.

Five children were born to this union, four of whom survive. A daughter, Fay, died in infancy in 1896. The surviving loved ones are: his sorrowing wife, Mrs. Carrie CULP, his children, Mrs. Clifford CARTER of Fairfield, Raymond of Iowa City, Arthur and Beatrice of Fairfield. Besides these there are four grandchildren and many relatives and friends who will mourn his passing.

Mr. CULP confessed his faith in Christ in his younger years and was a member of the Christian church. For over three years he has been in failing health. During the past week he had grown worse, passing quietly away, surrounded by his loved ones, at 3:30 p.m. at his home on North Sixth on Sunday.

Funeral services were held from the Hoskins Funeral Home last Tuesday conducted by Rev. S. P. Williamson of the First Christian church. The hymns "City Foursquare" and "Face to Face" were sung by Mrs. Williamson. The painters who had worked with Mr. CULP were pall bearers and they carried his body to its last resting place in Evergreen cemetery.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in Lot Old.P.186. Wife Carrie died in 1947 and is buried with him.


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