Obituary of Alpha Culbertson

Alpha Louise Culbertson, 59, of Fort Scott, passed away Wednesday evening, June 17, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Wichita, Kansas. She was born December 31, 1960 in Nevada, Missouri, the daughter of Bennie Curtis and Nettie Ruth (Turner) Culbertson. She married Jonathan Money August 30, 2013.

Alpha attended Fort Scott schools and graduated from Fort Scott High School with the Class of 1979. She was not only an incredible mother and friend, she was also a very gifted artist. Alpha worked for the City of Fort Scott as a Codes Enforcement Officer. Her caring nature, positivity and smile were always contagious by those around.

She is survived by daughter, Danielle Cooper of Wichita, Kansas, and sister, Sheila Fox of Arma, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Jessica Arens.

Funeral arrangements for Alpha L. Culbertson are incomplete and will be announced later by the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge and may be sent to, or left in the care of, the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at

6 thoughts on “Obituary of Alpha Culbertson”

  1. Alpha was a great gal and a member of the greatest class of 79! We will miss her terribly. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Nedra Caldwell Barr

  2. Danielle…my heart aches for you. I ask Jesus to wrap His loving arms around you and your family. Your momma was a Very Good Friend to me. She is missed sweetheart.

  3. Alpha — We are heartbroken to hear this news and mourn for you. Please know that we cherish and love your daughter, Danielle. Through her, we celebrate your life, love and legacy. Our hearts are with Danielle, Jonathan, Sheila and your circle of family and friends. May the memories imprinted on their hearts — and all of the stories, memories and photos they’re now sharing with each other — bring them sweet moments of joy and comfort. We’re grateful to God for so much, in particular the gift of you and Danielle and we know He holds you and Jessica in His loving arms. Respectfully, Brett & Sylvia

  4. Danielle,
    I apologize for not sending this sooner. Although I never met your Mom, I can tell how wonderful she must have been just by knowing you. May God wrap you in his arms and provide support as you grieve.
    Joyce Maurer

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