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Oct. 5, 1938 – Sept. 3, 2021

Funeral arrangements for Herman Ray Wheat, 82, of Smithdale, will be announced at a later date.

He was born to Jefferson Davis Wheat and Pernie Cotton Wheat on Oct. 5, 1938, in Natchez, and passed away Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Heart Center in McComb.

Mr. Wheat, a skilled carpenter, was a founding member of and deacon at Calvary Baptist Church in Smithdale, a United States Army veteran and a member of Carpenter’s Union 1098.

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Hartman-Jones Funeral Home of McComb was in charge of arrangements.

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