WEST POINT— Jimmy I. Pollan, 61, passed away, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 at his home in West Point.
Jimmy Irvin Pollan was born December 8, 1949 in Eupora to the late Nellie "Polly" Davis Pollan and William Irvin Pollan. He began his law enforcement career with the United States Army and upon discharge from the Army he worked with the Clay County Sheriff's Department and the West Point Police Department. Later he began a banking career with Sooner Federal Savings and Loan, also the Delta Corporation. In recent years he was a self-employed business owner operating Columbus Portable Buildings, Brame Avenue Package Store, Old Waverly Estates, and E & J Auto Sales. He was a veteran of U. S. Army having served during Vietnam and was of the Baptist faith. A member of the V. F. W. and was a member of the Disabled Veterans of America.
Funeral services will be Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chip Stevens officiating, assisted by Mr. Doug Walton. Military burial honors will follow in Mt. Zion in Eupora. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Chris Pollan (Trina) of Starkville; three grandchildren, Nathaniel Todd Pollan, Andrew William Pollan and Jacob Owen Pollan; special friend, Donna Jackson of West Point; two brothers, Jerry Pollan (Shirley) of Eupora, and W. D. Pollan (Mary) of Jacksonville, Ark.
Pallbearers will be Claude Keller, Jimmy Taggart, Larry Hardin, Marc McClure, Sam Blaylock, and Bob Adams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Casper Aviation Platoon of the United States Army.
Memorials may be made to Sally Kate Winters Home for Children, P. O. Box 1233, West Point, MS 39773 or to Mt. Zion Cemetery Care Fund, c/o Dorothy Ray, 1132 MLK Jr. Drive, Eupora, MS 39744.
Visitation will be Saturday, from 6-8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave a memory message at http://www.calvertfuneralhome.com.