Gene Pigott Sr.


Gene Pigott Sr.
July 30, 1938 – Feb. 20, 2021
Gene Austin Pigott Sr., of Jayess, died Feb. 20, 2021, at the age of 82. He was born in Tylertown to OD and Myrtle Pigott and remained a lifelong resident of Walthall County.
He enjoyed the outdoors and spent many long, hardworking days farming. While he enjoyed fishing when he was not working, Gene loved the time spent with his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie M. Pigott; his parents; and a nephew Craig Morgan.
Survivors are a daughter, Jeanna (Warren) Terrebonne; a son, Austin (Becky) Pigott; two sisters, Faye Walters and Shirley Curtis; three grandchildren, Jynipher Ryleigh Pigott, Victoria Lacey (Brady) Morgan, and Brittaney Reshae (Robby) Adams; three great-grandchildren, Ian Ray Morgan, Korey Elizabeth Adams, and Georgia Grace Adams; two nieces, Robin (James) Phillips and Beth (Danny) Alford; a nephew, David (Palma) Walters.
A funeral service was at the graveside in Spence Cemetery in Tylertown Feb. 24, 2021, burial following the service.
Pallbearers were Brady Morgan, Robby Adams, Warren Terrebonne, William Durham, William Dunaway, and Jackie Robbins
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be made in Gene’s honor to Asbury Hospice House, 304 S 40th Ave, Hattiesburg, MS 39402.
Colonial Funeral Home of Columbia was in charge of the arrangements.

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