Servant of God well done, rest from thy love employ. The battle is fought, the victory is won. Enter thy masters joy. With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia 31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mrs. Inetta Merritt Ross of 309 Falcon road, Ocilla Georgia. Born October 10, 1949 in Lewes Delaware, to the late Mr. John Clinton Merritt Sr. and the late Mrs. Rosetta Bryant Merritt. Mrs. Ross gained her heavenly wings to be with the lord at her home in Ocilla on Saturday July 17, 2021. Mrs. Ross is survived by he husband of 56 years: Clarence Ross of Ocilla Georgia. Their children: Mrs. Carolyn and Mr. Jerry Oliver of Douglas Georgia, Mr. Johnny Ross and Mr. Jonathan Ross both of Kansas City, Kansas and Mrs. Shemeka Arnold of Fitzgerald Georgia. One Brother Mr. John Clinton Merritt. Special aunts and uncles: Mrs. Ruth Gamble and Mrs. Louvenia White, Mr. Columbus and Mrs. Ernestine Bryant all of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Carrie and Mr. Thedois Sneed and Mrs. Catherine Bormus all of Miami Florida, and Mrs. Carrie Bell Bryant of Douglas Georgia along with a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Mrs. Inetta Merritt Ross is planned for Saturday July 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 Eat Valdosta Ave. Ocilla Georgia. Apostol Eddie Sidney will deliver the eulogy and committal. Mrs. Ross will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home in Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please join us as we lift the Merritt, Ross and Bryant families up in prayer.
In light of the recent 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: