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Mr. Desmond Isaiah Taylor

Desmond TaylorWhat a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear. What a privilege it is to carry, everything to God in prayer. O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless pains we bear.  All because we do not carry, everything to God in prayer.  With sadness in our hearts, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Desmond Isaiah Taylor of 1041 East Fifth street, Ocilla Georgia.  Born August 29, 2005, in Douglas Georgia to Rev. Douglas Taylor the first and Mrs. Shelia Edwards Taylor (Martin).  Mr. Taylor received God's call to his eternal home on Friday September 16, 2022, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, in Savannah Georgia.  He is survived by his parents: Mrs. Shelia and Mr. Johnny Martin of Ocilla, Georgia and Rev. Douglas and Mrs. Bridgette Taylor of Fitzgerald Georgia.  His siblings: Mr. Douglas E. Taylor ll, Mrs. Olivia Taylor Cooper, Mr. Dustin B. Taylor, and Mrs. Shalanda Taylor Ferguson.  Stepbrothers:  the late Mr. Johnny Martin Jr. Mr. Jeremy Martin, Mr. Jaylen Martin and Mr. Isaiah Bryant. Stepsisters: Mrs. Natasha Martin Thrower and Ms. Laqaesha Shaw, along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. Desmond Isaiah Taylor is planned for Saturday September 24, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Irwin County High School Gym, 101 Chieftan circle, Ocilla Georgia.  His pastor Rev. James C. Curtis will deliver the eulogy and comital.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Mr. Taylor will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday morning 10:00 until 11:30.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Taylor, Martin and Edwards families.

Mr. Thomas Columbus Dixon Sr.

Thomas C DixonI heard the voice of Jesus say, come unto me and rest. lie down thy wearied one lie down, thy head upon my breast.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going services of Mr. Thomas Columbus Dixon Sr. of Ocilla. Born  May 11, 1936 in Ocilla Irwin county Georgia to the Mrs. Fletia Heights.  Mr. Dixon received God's call from labor to reward on Thursday September 1, 2022 at his home in Ocilla surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Dixon is survived by his wife: Mrs. Mae Ruth Holmes Dixon of Ocilla.  Their children: Rev. Thomas Jr. and Mrs. Marlyn Dixon of Mayo Florida, Mr. Timothy and Mrs. Geraldine Dixon of Arizona,   Rev. Anothy Dixon and Rev. Ronald Dixon both of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Jerry Dixon of Warner Robins Georgia, Ms. Terry Dixon of Hinesville Georgia, Ms. Sonya Dixon of Tallahassee Florida and grandson that they raised, Mr. Emmanuel Battle of Statesboro Georgia along with a host of other grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A Homegoing celebration for Mr. Dixon is planned for Wednesday September 7, 2022 at 11:00 from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  His sons, will delivery the eulogy and committal.  Mr. Dixon will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Tuesday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements

Mr. Charlie R. Livingston

Charlie Livingston JrCome ye that love the lord, and let your joys be known. Join in a song a sweet accord, and thus surround the thrown.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and homegoing services for Mr. Charlie R. Livingston.  Born February 16, 1938 in Ocilla Irwin county Georgia to the late Mr. Charlie and the late Mrs. Willi Mae Livingston. Mr. Livingston received God's call to his heavenly home on Monday August 29, 2022 at Milford Hospice Center, Dover Delaware.  He leaves to cherish his memories his children:  Mrs. Shara and Mr. Kennard Bullock of Grand Prairie Texas, Mr. Gregory and Mrs. Rosa Livingston of Tampa Florida, Mrs. Sheila and Mr. Johnny Martin of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Steven J. Cobb of Queens New York and Mr. Charles Livingston of Dover Delaware.  His Siblings: Mr. Charleston DeLeon and Mrs. Terri Livingston of Newark, New Jersey, Mr. James Livingston and Mr. Dale Livingston both of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Deloris Pace of Lovettsville, Virginia, Mrs. Lavaria and Mr. Jethro Ellison and Ms. Linda Livingston all of Ocilla, Georgia, and Mr. Kenneth and Mrs. Tessa Livingston of Savannah, Georgis.  Twenty one Grandchildren, Twelve great grandchildren, and One great great grandchild, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. Charlie R. Livingston is planned for Saturday September10, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla. Rev. James C. Curtis will deliver the eulogy and committal. Mr. Livingston will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mrs. Katia Rachelle Robinson Jones

Katia JomesFather we stretch our hands to thee, no other help we know.  If you withdraw yourself from us, we have nowhere to go.  With sorrow in our heart, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mrs. Katia Rachelle Robinson Jones of 96 Roberts Ave. Willacoochee Georgia.  Born October 24, 1984 in Ocilla Georgia to Ms. Donna Robinson and Mr. Willie Lampkin.  Mrs. Jones received her heavenly wings on Thursday August 25, 2022 at her home in Willacoochee  surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband:  Mr. Travis Jones of Willacoochee Georgia, their daughter; Ms. Ja'Kayla Tillman.  Her. Parents: Mrs. Donna and Mr. Kendrick Mizell and Mr. Willie and Mrs. Lanise Lampkin.  Her siblings:  Shaquita Woodard, Shecona Robinson, Christy Oliver, and N'Kenge Lampkin.  Grandmother Ms. Mary Robinson.  Mother in law Ms. Louise Jones. along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.  Home goings celebrations for Mrs. Katia Jones is planned for Saturday September 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from the Willacoochee cemetery highway 82 West in Willacoochee Georgia.  Her pastor Rev. Bobby Harris will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Mrs. Jones will lie in state at the Ebenezar Missionary Baptist church in Willacoochee on Friday September 2, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Christopher Charles Wilcox

Christopher WilcoxWhat a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear. what a privilege it is to carry, everything to God in prayer.   With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Christopher Charles Wilcox, aka "Crip".  Born January 8, 1968, in Ocilla Georgia to the late Mrs. Georgia Rene Dent Wilcox, and the late Mr. James Wilcox.  Crip received God's call from labor to reward on Tuesday August 23, 2022 at Dorminey Medical center in Fitzgerald Georgia.   He is survived by his siblings: Mrs. Patricia and Mr. Lloyd Denton of Newburg, New York, Ms. Carolyn Dent of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Angela Wilcox of Fitzgerald Georgia, Ms. Rosalind and Mr. George Ward of Valdosta Georgia, Mr. Kenneth Dent of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Larry Lewis of West Palm Beech Florida, and Mr. Willie James Wilcox along with a host of Nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  Home going services for Mr. Christopher C. Wilcox is planned for Monday, August 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  His pastor Rev. Melvin D. Harper lll will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Mr. Wilcox will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Sunday morning 11:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis Funeral Home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Tony White


Tony WhiteA charge to keep I have, a God to glorify. Who gave his Son my soul to save and fit it for the sky.  To serve the present age, my calling to fulfill.  O may it all my power engage, to do my master's will.  And then O lord prepare my soul for that great day.  O wash me in thy precious blood, and take my sins away.  With sadness in our heart, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Tony White aka T White of 206 North Maple street, Ocilla Georgia,  Born January 1, 1966 in Ocilla Georgia to Ms. Annie Lee White and Mr. Lewis White. Tony received God's call from labor to reward on Sunday June 19, 2022 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Georgia.  He is survived by his loving and devoted wife: Mrs. Loretta Carlton White of Ocilla Georgia.  Their children: Mr. Gregory Carlton, Mr. Chavarious and Ms. Kia Carlton, Mr. Justin Anderson, and Ms. Shaneka White all of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Chacara King of Fitzgerald Georgia.  His parents: Ms. Annie Lee White of Ocilla Georgia and Mr. Lewis White of Atlanta Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. James Earl and Mrs. Kim White of Jacksonville Florida, Mr. Dexter and Mrs. Kathryn White, Ms. Shawn White, Ms. Tonji White all of Atlanta Georgia, Ms. Vonda White of New York, New York. Several grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. Tony White is planned for Saturday June 25, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. from the Ocilla Church of God, Highway 129 North in Ocilla Georgia.  His pastor Rev. Charles A. Anderson Sr. will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Mr. White will lie in state at the Ocilla Church Of God on Saturday afternoon 1:00 until the funeral hour.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

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In light of the Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak, Davis Funeral Home of Ocilla Georgia will be taking the following steps to insure the health and well-being of our staff and our community as a whole.  We have communicated with other funeral homes in our surrounding area, and have been in contact with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) for insight and guidance for conducting our day-to-day businesses.  These are the recommendations that will be implemented by Davis Funeral Home:
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