Obituary of Merline Culpepper Gant
Merline Culpepper Gant, passed away on December 27, 2022 at her home in Winter Haven, Florida.
Merline was born in Malone, Florida in 1933 to Florence (Enfinger) and Calvin Culpepper. She was raised in Cottonwood, Alabama and graduated from Cottonwood High School.
Merline is preceded in death by her parents; her two sisters, Mary Lou West and Bertha Lee Turner; her brother, OB Culpepper; sister-in -law, Hattie Lee Culpepper. She is survived by her identical twin sister, Earline Culpepper Jordan Kirby; her son, Rex Starling (spouse Liz Starling); her daughters, Stephanie Starling Guice (spouse Greg Guice), Lisa Jo Stringfellow Kois (partner David), and Mary Stringfellow Patterson.
Merline is also survived by nine grandchildren, Lee Starling (spouse Heather), Brett Starling (spouse Erin), Brad Cantu (spouse Heather), Brittany Starling (partner Curtis), Brandon Patterson, Dalton Addison, Tyler Guice, Danielle Guice and Alexis Kois; Eight precious great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jayce, Bella, William, Emma, Felicity, Daisy, Braxton and Maggie.
Pall Bearers will be Merline’s grandsons and great grandson, Lee Starling, Brett Starling, Brad Cantu, Dalton Addison, Tyler Guice, and Jordan Cooper.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Merline Gant, please visit Tribute Store