James C. Myatt
James C. Myatt, age 55, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 8, 2011, near Mobile, Ala. Born Sept. 11, 1955, in Amory, Miss., he was a son of the late Geraldine Adams and Purvis C. Myatt, Jr.
Mr. Myatt attended Becker Elementary and Amory High School. A career truck driver, his first job was with Bryan Foods. Having previously worked for Clay County Livestock and MTD, James was driving for Vernon Milling Company. He was Baptist. Loving children, he enjoyed spending time with and spoiling his nieces and nephews. An easy-going guy, James was an avid NASCAR and Kasey Kahne fan, was an Atlanta Braves fan, enjoyed listening to Southern rock and working in his yard.
He is survived by his son, David Hill, of Minn.; two sisters: Marcia Hill and Lisa (Doug) Mitchem, of Amory, Miss; two uncles: Naum Lee Myatt, Becker and Willie G. Myatt, Amory; niece, Kristen Plunkett, Amory, Miss.; nephews, Jimmy Doyle, James Douglas and Jerry Dewayne Fowlkes, of Amory, Miss.; and several great-nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew, Matthew Plunkett.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 12, 2011, at 11 a.m. from E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, in Amory, Miss., with Bro. Robert E. Fowlkes officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Johnny Knight, Darnell Green, Coy Price, Larry Adams, James Carl Adams and Willie G. Myatt, Jr.
Visitation is from 5 â€“ 8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com. Arrangements for the Myatt family are in the care of E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory.