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Lewis Biggs Culbertson Family

LEWIS BIGGS CULBERTSON (1911-1978) became a Baptist minister and served in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and east and west Texas before returning to Weakley County in 1950. He was pastor of Jolley Springs, Calvary (Latham), Idlewild, Bethel, Union Friendship, and Pleasant Hill. The family also lived in Detroit for a few years where they were active in mission work.


He and MARY KATHRYN JACKSON CULBERTSON (1916-2006) had three children, born in Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Texas:

Joyce Culbertson Billingsby

Mark Culbertson

Joan Elizabeth Culbertson Eakin

After retiring back to Tennessee, they enjoyed living near their daughter, Joyce, and her husband John Billingsby, for two years before Lewis died suddenly. Only that morning, he had proclaimed that when his time came he "wanted to go a-kicking." He fell dead at his daughter's feet as they were working in her yard. He was a great storyteller, had a beautiful singing voice, and could play an instrument by ear. Kathryn was a dedicated minister's wife and an inspirational speaker, serving faithfully in the church as long as her health permitted.

Joyce and her husband, John Billingsby, live in Latham, Tennessee. Mark and his wife Doris Parham Culbertson live in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Joan and her husband, Rodger Eakin, live in Nashville.

Kathryn Jackson and Lewis Biggs Culberts
Kathryn Jackson and Lewis Biggs Culberts
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Kathryn Jackson and Lewis Biggs Culberts
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