Reverend Alta Marie Culpepper, 83, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 1:25 P.M., Saturday, March 14 at her home in Mount Vernon. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, March 19 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with Reverend Blake Clayton officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in McLeansboro. Friends of the Reverend Alta Marie Culpepper Family may call from 5 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 18 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information or to send online condolences.