March 1, 1935 – Oct. 18, 2023
Funeral services for Joe Lane Pigott, 88, of Tylertown, were at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home Oct. 20, 2023, with Rev. Wayne Hall and Rev. Donnie Coker officiating, burial in the Silver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Oct. 18, 2023, at The Claiborne in McComb.
Pigott was retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Veterinary Services Division, and also from the Mississippi Board of Animal Health having served over 56 years with these agencies as a compliance officer.
He was a graduate of Southwest Junior College in Summit, Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a Mason, a Shriner, a Sojourner, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Sons of the American Revolution.
He enjoyed ballroom dancing and traveling and combined these activities on numerous cruise ships. He also owned and operated a beef cattle farm in the Silver Creek community.
Pigott was born March 1, 1935, son of William Otis Pigott and Loice Hannah Brumfield Pigott of Tylertown, both of whom preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sisters, Mary Nell Pigott (Jesse) Strittman and Helen Sue Pigott, all of Tylertown; a niece, Loran Walters (Barry) Gerald of Summit, great niece, Shelby Cook Turnage of Chamblee, GA, and great nephew, Thomas Corey Cook of Hattiesburg.
Pallbearers were Corey Cook, Barry Gerald, Gary McKenzie, James Hall, Brandon “Bubba” Meyers, J.D. Lightell and honorary pallbearer, Frankie Delancey.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com