News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 10, 2013

Virginia Rose (Secrest) Culler


BOWLING GREEN — Virginia Rose (Secrest) Culler, 77, of Bowling Green, passed away on Oct. 9, 2013, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil with her family by her side.

Virginia was born Sept. 4, 1936, the daughter of the late William Bryan and Bessie (Kelley) Secrest. Virginia graduated from Patricksburg High School in 1954. Virginia married the love of her life, Ralph Gene Culler, on Jan. 29, 1956.

In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, sewing, “computering,” baking and puzzles.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Bryan and Bessie Secrest; and husband, Gene Culler.

She is survived by her children, William Gene Culler and wife Cindy, Rose Ann Culler, Paul Allen Culler and wife Laura, Glen Lee Culler, John Leon Culler, Daniel Lynn Culler and wife Melody, Brian Keith Culler and wife June; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as extended family and friends.

Services will be at noon on Friday, Oct. 11, at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron and Teresa McNeil officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Friday until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St. #100, Indianapolis, IN 46278, or The Gideons International, P.O. Box 271, Brazil, IN 47834. To light a candle in her remembrance, visit: