Obituary for the program:
Amy Rocine (Vance) Culberson, fondly known as “Rodie” by those who knew her best, was born May 13, 1931 in Huntsville, AL to Manchie and Willie Ida (White) Vance. She moved to Springfield as a child, grew up and met and married her soulmate Nathan H. Culberson. They were blessed with 8 beautiful children. She was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist church for many years. Amy received her education in Springfield City Schools. She graduated from South High School. After many years of service, she retired from Community Hospital Physical Therapy Department.
Upon moving to Columbus, Amy became a member of Ebenezer Full Gospel Baptist Church. In her leisure, Amy loved shopping and bowling.
Blessed with 88 years of life, our beloved mother and grandmother, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Amy passed peacefully in her home. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her parents, Manchie and Willie Ida (White) Vance; husband, Nathan H. Culberson; sons, Nathan, Jr., Samuel Maurice, and Juan DeLeon Culberson; daughter, Olivia Jean Taylor; brothers, Robert, John Mac, and Carl Vance; and sisters, Louise, Margie, and Mamie Vance and Jimmidee Stevenson.
She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Ann Culberson, Billi (Rodell) Rahmaan, and Helen (Oliver) Duff all of Columbus, Oh; son, Kenneth “Abdulah” (Zarah Hussain) Culberson of Philadelphia, PA; sisters, Inez Vance, Vera (Vance) Brown, and Pauline Vance; 11 wonderful grandchildren, 34 incredible great grandchildren, and 7 adorable great-great grandchildren; special cousin, Keith (Patricia) Stinnett; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
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