James Rodney Pylant

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, November 30, 2020 at Coaltown Cemetery for Mr. James Rodney "J.R." Pylant of Purvis, MS.
He passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital.
Mr. Pylant was the owner of Lamar County Development; Director of Lamar County Bank and Hancock Bank, and was a farmer and cattleman. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, R.L. and Bonniebell Pylant; two grandsons, Chris Pylant and Spencer Johnston.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Phyllis Pylant of Purvis, MS; two sons, Lance Pylant (Tammy) of Purvis, MS and James Howell Pylant of Nederland, Tx; one brother, Jack Pylant (Iamlee) of Shreveport, LA; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.