James Myatt
James Myatt
  • April 5, 1925 - December 19, 2017
  • Pearl, Mississippi

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James H. Myatt, 92, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at his residence in Pearl.

Visitation will be 12:00-2:00pm, Friday, December 22, 2017, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will follow at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel, with interment in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

James was born April 5, 1925, in Ludlow, Mississippi, a son of the late Melvin and Ethel Myatt. He retired from Ryder Truck Lines and was a member of Pearson Baptist Church in Pearl. His hobbies included bass fishing and reading Western novels.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Myatt, in 2013.

Survivors include sons, Jimmy Myatt (Debbie), Gary Myatt, and William Bishop; daughters, Loretta Ruybalid, Patti Jean Jackson (Jack), and Kathy Stokes (Joel); brothers, Butch Myatt and Darvel Myatt; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.