Fulton “Pooh” Washington III

Fulton “Pooh” Washington III, 38, a native of Morgan City and resident of Gibson, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at 6 a.m. at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans.

Visitation will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 415 Union St., in Morgan City on Saturday, March 10, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Morgan City Cemetery.

Fulton Mitchell Washington III, affectionately known as “Pooh,” was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fulton Mitchell Washington Jr. of Morgan City.

Fulton graduated from Morgan City High School in 1991. He went on to study psychology at his beloved alma mater, Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, and graduated in 2003. Fulton earned his Master’s degree in school counseling in 2009 from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux. He worked as an educator in St. Mary Parish Schools — St. Mary Parish Alternative School in Franklin and B.E. Boudreaux Middle School in Baldwin, and as a certified youth counselor until 2010. Fulton was also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. of Houma-Thibodaux and 100 Black Men of St. Mary.

Fulton III leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Elaine Diggs Washington of Gibson; his sister, Michelle Lynette Washington of Houston; his godmother, Constance Hulbert of Morgan City; his godchildren, Joseph Johnson IV of Morgan City, Tyler Anthony Zeno of Houston, and Jade Giselle Breaux of Baton Rouge; as well as his beloved aunts, uncles, cousins and myriad friends.

Fulton III was preceded in death by his dutiful father, Fulton Mitchell Washington Jr.; his grandparents, Fulton Mitchell Washington Sr. and Mamie Watson Washington, and Wellington and Evelyn Nisby Diggs; and his godfather, Clarence Diggs.

Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visit www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to the family.

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