Hugh Jackson White

Published 8:54 am Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Mr. Hugh Jackson White, 40, of Pollard, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Mr. White was born in Brewton and was a lifelong resident of the town of Pollard. He graduated ninth grade at Pollard-McCall Jr. High School in 1989 and then went on to graduate from Flomaton High School in 1992. He continued his education at Jefferson Davis Community College, where he received his associate’s degree in 1994.

In 1996, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Middle School Math and Science and in 2002 he completed his master’s degree in Educational Leadership, both at the University of West Florida. He had served as principal for the Pollard-McCall Jr. High School since 2006.

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In 2013, he became a colonel by completing his auctioneer’s certification at Troy University of Dothan. He also served as a town councilman for the Town of Pollard and was a member of Pollard United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his father, F.P. “Skippy” White; grandparents, Rufus and Mary Beth White and John and Sarah White.

Mr. White is survived by his mother, Clara White of Pollard; wife, Traci Killam White of Pollard; son, Hugh Jackson “Jack” White Jr. of Pollard; daughters, Mattie Diane White of Pollard and Abbie Claire White of Pollard; brother, Todd (Kris) White of Pollard; sister, Sarah Anne (John Robert) Fountain of Pollard and six nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Friday, May 29, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 30, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. with Bro. Floyd Dyal and Bro. Winston Jay officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery in Pollard.

Pallbearers were Cade White, Donnie White, Steve Creamer, Danny Parker, Dennis Hadaway and Wesley Underwood.

Flowers are being accepted, but in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pollard-McCall Jr. High School or to Kelsie Padgett, of which both donations may be made at the school.