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White Funeral Home

315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, MS

OBITUARY

Willie "Willis" Simmons Wheat

August 12, 1935June 29, 2019

Willie "Willis" Simmons Wheat, age 83, of Poplarville, Mississippi passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Willis was a life long member of Amacker Town Community, and a volunteer firefighter for Amacker Town Fire Department and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a great husband and father and will be missed dearly.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel C Wheat and Josephine Farr Wheat and six siblings.

Willis is survived by his wife Frances Wheat of 28 years; three children, Alvin Moran (Cheryl), Sharon Giddens (Jeff) and Lynn Womack (Patrick); two siblings, James D. "J.D." Wheat (Priscilla) and Myra Lee Dawsey; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A graveside service for Willis will be held Friday, July 5, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, 7451 HIGHWAY 43 N, Poplarville, MS.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.whitefuneralhomepoplarville.com for the Wheat family.

Services

  • Graveside Memorial Service Friday, July 5, 2019

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