Joseph White, 48, dies in accident

Joseph White, 48, passed away as a result of a workplace accident on March 27, 2011. Joseph was known as one of the “Beatrice 6,” six individuals who were convicted of a 1985 crime that they did not commit. Joseph was released from prison in October 2008 when DNA evidence revealed that he had nothing to do with the 1985 crime.
Many loved ones are left behind to mourn the loss of this great man.

Obituary:

The Cullman Times Mon Mar 28, 2011, 09:08 PM CDT

Funeral services for Joseph White, 48, of Cullman will be Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. David Hooper and Javon Daniel officiating. Interment will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. White died Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Jefferson County. He was born in Cullman to Carroll and Lois Powell White. He worked for Alabama Byproducts Corporation and served in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery White.

Survivors include his parents; fiance, Paige Latham; son, Brandon Poteet; brother, Jason (Lisa) White; sisters Evelyn (Billy) Cox, Nancy (Joey) Aspinwall and Margaret White.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cullman Caring for Kids.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Article from the Journal Star:

http://journalstar.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_c29799d0-1146-555b-b664-b0ce41420337.html

Article from the Omaha World Herald:

http://omaha.com/article/20110328/NEWS97/703299967