A charge to keep I have, a God to glorify. A never dying soul to save, to fit it for the sky. To serve the present age, our calling to fulfill. O may it all my power engage, to do my masters will. Arm me with jealous care, as in thy sight to live. And O thy servant lord prepare, a straight account to give. With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia 31774, pause to announce the death and homegoing celebration for Mr. John L. Lampkin Sr. of 508 North Lincoln Street Ocilla Georgia. Born June 5, 1942 in Ashford Alabama, to the late Mrs. Jeannie Mae Johnson Lampkin and the late Mr. Roosevelt Lampkin. Mr. Lampkin received God's call from labor to reward on Friday evening February 26,2021 at Tift Regional Medical center, in Tifton Georgia. He is survived by his children: Mrs. Alicia Williams of Lakeland Florida, Mr. Bruce Hall of Sarasota Florida, Mr. Gary Barthell of Orlando Florida, Mr. John Lampkin Jr. of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mrs. Lois Hall of Miami Florida, Ms. Monique Lampkin of Ocilla Georgia, Pastor Donna Prather of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. John Lampkin of Houston Texas, and Mrs. Amber Donley of Jacksonville Florida. Sibling: a devoted sister, pastor Betty Moore of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Ammerine Hall and Mrs. Sharon Porter of Fitzgerald Georgia, along with a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Mr. John L. Lampkin Sr. is planned for Saturday March 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. His daughter, pastor Donna Prather will deliver the eulogy and committal. Mr. Lampkin will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 11:00 until 6:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Lampkin family.
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: