Isreal ‘Buddy’ Culver

Published 5:00 am Thursday, August 27, 2009

Services for Isreal “Buddy” Culver, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 29, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church on Highway 550 inBrookhaven with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 7 p.m. with family presentfrom 6 until 7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. Culver, 83, died Aug. 21, 2009, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. He was born in Brookhaven on May 1, 1926, toLucille Culver Powell.

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He retired from the City of Brookhaven. He was a member of Mt.Zion M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his mother; a son, Isreal CulverJr.; a brother, Wilmer Culver; a sister, Queen Esther Culver; agrandson, Peyton Culver; his two great-granddaughters; and histhree great-grandsons.

Survivors are his wife, Dora V. Dixon Culver, of Brookhaven; ason, the Rev. Willie Culver and wife, Maebell, of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Mary Jones and husband, Sammy, and Lora Autman andhusband, Grady, all of Brookhaven; a brother, Hollis Powell, ofBrookhaven; his sisters, Marie Hilton, Dora Montgomery, both ofChicago, Ill., Mary Lyons and husband, Willie, Jessie Mae Scott andhusband, Woodrow, Inez Kelly and Alberta Patterson, all ofBrookhaven; his 20 grandchildren; his 37 great-grandchildren; histwo great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.