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Ms. Jewel Lee McCormick

Father we stretch our hands to thee, no other help we know.  I you withdraw yourself from us, we have no where to go.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street Ocilla, Georgia, pause to announce the home going of Ms. Jewel Lee McCormick of Fitzgerald Georgia.  Home going services for Ms. McCormick are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Davis funeral home of Ocilla.  Please join us as we lift the McCormick family up in prayer.

Mr. Sylvester Collier Jr.

Sylvester Collier

What 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 of Mr. Sylvester Collier Jr. on July 27, 2020 at Brookwood health care center in Homestead Fla. Mr. Collier is survived by Five sons: Mr. Tracy (Mrs. Martenzy Couch) Collier of Miami Florida, Mr. Irish (Mrs. Ida) Brewton of West Palm Florida, Mr. Gregory Collier of Miami Florida, Mr. Ricky Collier of Fitzgerald Georgia, and Mr. Dwayne (Mrs. Felisa) Brewton of North Carolina.  Four brothers: Mr. Robert Collier Sr. of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Willis Collier Sr. of Miami Florida, Mr. Charles Collier Sr. of Miami Florida, and Mr. Saul Collier of Miami Fla.  Two sisters:  Mrs. Bedonia Marshall of Wray Georgia and Mrs. Linda Martin of Adelanto California.  Twenty grand children and Twenty one great grand children along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.  A homegoing celebration for Sylvester Collier Jr. is planned for Saturday August 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla Georgia.  Rev. Emanuel  Ellison, pastor of the New Bethel Baptist church of Lax Georgia will officiate.  Mr. Collier will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday afternoon 1:00 p.n. until 6:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla, has charge of all arrangements  Please continue to lift the Collier family up in prayer. 

 
 

Mr. Marcus Lane Sr.

Marcus Lane SrO for a closer walk with God, a calm and heavenly friend.  A light to shine upon the road, that leads me to the lamb.  Where is the blessings that I knew when first i saw the lord.  Where is the souls refreshing dew, of Jesus and his word.  With sadness in our hearts, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia, pause to announce the death of our dear friend,  deacon and love one, Deacon Marcus Dewayne Lane Sr. of 183 Sumner Road, Chula Georgia.  Born February 22, 1990 in Tifton Georgia to Mr. Johnny Williams and Ms. Rose Mary Lane.  Mr. Lane departed this life on Friday July 24, 2020 at Tift Regional Medical center in Tifton Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father Mr. Johnny Williams and One brother Mr. Zencorey Davis. Hr. Lane is survived by his wife: Mrs. Jasmein Paulk Lane of Tifton Georgia.  Mother Mrs. Rose Mary Lane/Simmons of Chula Georgia.  One son: Mr. Marcus Lane Jr. of Tifton Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. Johnny Williams Jr. of Tifton Georgia, Mrs. Jasmine (Justin) Jeffery Bloodworth of Valdosta Georgia, Ms. Erika Moore of Tifton Georgia, Ms. Jasmine Lane of Tifton Georgia, Ms. Kwame Robinson of Calif.  Ms. Ahleiyah Jefferson of Tifton Georgia. Ms. Iyana Horton of Tifton Georgia, and Mr. Jamal Lane of Tifton Georgia,  along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A  home going celebration for Deacon Marcus Dewayne Lane Sr. is planned for Saturday August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Oakridge cemetery in Tifton Georgia.  His pastor Rev. Michael J. Acree Sr. will deliver the eulogy.   Deacon Lane will lie in state at Community memorial chapel in Tifton Georgia, Friday afternoon, 1:00 until 6:00.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please join us as we lift the lane family up in prayer

Mr. James Leon Hall

Leon HallServant of God well done. Rest from thy love employ.  The battle is fought, the victory is won.  Enter thy masters joy.  A voice a midnight came. He started up to here.  A mortal arrow speared his frame, he fell but felt no fear, and so on the hymn goes.   With sadness in our hearts the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia along with the New Bethel missionary Baptist church family pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. James Leon Hall, 613 North Alder Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774.    Born October 10, 1963 in Ocilla Georgia.  Mr. Hall departed this life on Sunday July 12, 2020 at the Navient Health care center in Macon Georgia.  Leon is survived by his companion:  Ms. Eva Mae Arnold of Ocilla.  Their children: Jasmine Hall, Bri Freeman, Nicole Hall and Lisa Hall all of Ocilla Georgia.  His mother: Mrs. Mary O'Neal of Ocilla Georgia.  Siblings: Mrs. Jackie Studstill, Ms. Brenda Hall, Mr. Emmitt and Linda Oneal all of Ocilla Georgia.  Rev. David and  Katerina Wilcox of Savannah Georgia.  Mrs. Ella and Hosie Campbell of Fitzgerald Georgia.  Also a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. James Leon Hall is planned for Saturday July 18, 2020 at 11:00 from the Ocilla city cemetery 401 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  His brother Rev. David Wilcox will delivery the eulogy and committal.  Mr. Hall will lie in state on Friday morning 11:30 until 6:00 p.m. at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla.  The Davis funeral home Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please continue to lift the Hall family up in prayer.
 
 

Mrs. Antoinnia (Ann) Lott Wallace

Ann WallaceWhat 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 sadness in our heart, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street in Ocilla announces the death of Mrs. Antoinnia (Ann) Lott Wallace 412 Fieldstone DR. Ocilla Georgia.  Born May 17, 1966 in Ocilla Georgia to the late Mr. James Lott Sr. and Mrs. Eleanor Williams Lott.  Mrs. Wallace entered into enteral rest on Tuesday   June 16, 2020 in Tifton Georgia. 

Mr. Chester Anderson

Chester Anderson2Father we stretch our hands to thee no other help we know.  If thou withdraw your hands from us, where will we go.  With sadness in our hearts the Davis funeral home 301 North oak street Ocilla Georgia, announces the death and home going celebration for Mr. Chester Anderson, 106 north College street, Ocilla Georgia.  Born June 21, 1962 in Ocilla Georgia to the late Mr. Charles Anderson and Mrs. Ida Talton Anderson.  Mr. Anderson departed this life on Monday June 15, 2020 at his home in Ocilla.  He is survived by his children: Ms. Chelsie King, Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Chester King, Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Tonyel Anderson, Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Chavarious Carlton, Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Cherelle Brockington, Atlanta Georgia, and Ms. Latressa Newton, Boston Mass.  His mother: Mrs. Ida Anderson, Ocilla Georgia.  Siblings:  Rev. Charles A. (Cheryl) Anderson Sr. Ocilla Georgia, Rev. Dr. Stanford (Dorothy) Anderson, Richmond Hill, Georgia, Minister Charlene (Douglas) Carter, Waycross Georgia. along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews relatives, and friends.  A home goings celebration for Mr. Chester Anderson is planned for Saturday June 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. In Ocilla.  His brother Rev. Charles A. Anderson Sr. pastor of New Birth Life Changing church in Ocilla will delivery the eulogy.  Mr. Anderson will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday afternoon 1:00 until 6:00.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Anderson family.
 
 

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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:
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