Services for Mrs. Velara Cox Culberson were held on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. from the Mt. Ary M.B. Church.

The Rev. Bennie J. Hopkins, Sr. officiated. Burial was followed in the church cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Culberson, 81, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her home in the Stallo Community.

Survivors include sons, Sidney Culberson of Milwaukee, Wis., Gary Culberson of Columbus and Norris Culberson of Meridian; two daughters, Dinitha Rash and BeShell Culberson both of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; and three sisters.

Pallbearers were John Wells, Towasky Graham, Charles Carter, Freddy Moore, Undeon Hardy and Ivy Holmes Jr.