Revs. Danny Mitcheson and Richard Sexton officiated at the services. Burial followed in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mr. Wheatt died on Thursday, December 28, 2006, at 10:44 p.m., at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville of natural causes.
Mr. Wheatt was born on October 19, 1955, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Henry, Sr., and Eddie Pearl Guier Wheatt.
Mr. Wheatt was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Jane Rulo and Gracie Fletcher.
Survivors include a sister, Georgia Troutman of Cadiz; nephews and nieces, David Troutman, Mary Jo Compton, Angie Lilly, Renee Metcalfe, Billy Fletcher, Ray Fletcher, Denise Rulo, and Debbie Rulo; great-nephews and nieces, Shana Snyder, Joshua Snyder, Amanda Hendon, Eric Hampton, Andrea Rulo, Daniel Hammond, Sarah Olson, Gary Olson, Justin Fletcher, Garrett Lilly, Madison Lilly, and Jackie Metcalfe; great-great-nephews, Justin Revis, and Gunnar Logan Hampton.
Carolyn Stallons, pianist, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Choir, and the Glory Road Band provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Eric Hampton, Terry Lilly, Ray Fletcher, Billy Fletcher, Josh Snyder, and Justin Fletcher.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038-1132.