Ulysses Grant Culley, Jr.

Nov. 12, 1952-July 31, 2022


Ulysses Grant Culley Jr., 69, of Sparta, passed away July 31, 2022, at Vivant Healthcare, in Murfreesboro.

Grant was born Nov. 12, 1952, in Sparta, to Ulysses Grant Culley Sr. and Jessie Mae Webb Culley.

He was a longtime custodian at Ben Lomand Telephone and most recently at White County High School. He was an avid University of Alabama football fan and loved playing football and softball in his younger years. Grant enjoyed Sunday afternoon drives with his friends.

Survivors include his companion of 39 years, Elaine Allen; daughter, Natasha (Charlie) Jones; grandchildren, Kingston, Elizabeth, Evelyn Jones; sisters, Susie Robinson, Debra Brewington; brothers, Jeffery "Shotgun" Culley, Toby Culley, David Wayne (Carolyn) Culley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Aug. 4, 2022, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Ronnie Taylor will officiate. The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 4, at the funeral home.

Jeff Lowery, Tony Strode, Tyree Culley, Lynn Brewington, Chris Brewington, and Steve Dodson will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers are Tyler Lowery, Cody Lowery, and Charlie Jones.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.