James “Big Jim” Mallett, 83 passed away on May 23, 2017 at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. He was born December 19, 1933 in Jackson. He graduated from Lanier High School and then attended Jackson State, where he was a member of the Tigers golf team.
James was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and he retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 30 years of employment.
Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday May 30 at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home. Family and Friends Hour will be from 6:00-7:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 31 at 11:00 am at Hyde Park Victory Church (6810 Presidential Dr. Jackson, MS 39213).