April 22, 2009
STARKVILLE — Charles E. Pollard, 54, died April 18, 2009, at his residence. Services were today at 11 a.m. at Meadowview Baptist Church with the Rev. Jason Middleton officiating. Burial followed at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Mathiston. Welch Funeral Home in Starkville was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Pollard was a retired cargo specialist for Exxon Mobil. He was also a member of Meadowview Baptist Church and a Mason. He is survived by his daughters, Caroline and Lauren Pollard, both of Starkville; mother, Joy Pollard of Starkville; sister, Rita Gallagher of Bartlett, Tenn.; brothers, Bob Pollard of Starkville and John Pollard of Dallas; and one grandson. Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.