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Obituaries

Mr. Robert Thomas

Robert ThomasWith sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for Mr. Robert Thomas.  Born October 23, 1929, to the late Ms. Flora Mae Merritt and the late Mr. Willie Harper.  Mr. Thomas received his heavenly wings on May 24, 2022, at Puritt Health Care center in Ocilla Georgia.  Mr. Thomas is survived by his children:  Mr. Melvin and Mrs. Debra Harper of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Genava Bouyer of Jacksonville Florida, and Mr. Anthony Harper of Ocilla Georgia. One sister: Mrs. Losa Mae Spann of Miami Florida.  Several grandchildren, Great grandchildren along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. Robert Thomas is planned for Saturday May 28, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. from the Rehoboth fellowship church, 601 East Pine Street, in Ocilla where pastor Melvin D. Harper serves as pastor and will deliver the eulogy.  Mr. Thomas will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 11:00 until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday morning 10:00 until 1:00 p.m.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla. The Davis funeral home in Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mrs. Carrie Bell Stepherson Moffett

Carrie MoffettWhat 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 sincere sympathy, the Davis Funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia 31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for Mrs. Carrie Bell Stepherson Moffett, of 673 Broxton Highway, Fitzgerald Georgia. Born April 1, 1936, in Ocilla Georgia to the late Mr. William John (Bud) Stepherson and the late Mrs. Lila Clemons Stepherson. Mrs. Moffett received God's call from labor to reward on Thursday May 19, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband: Mr. Thomas James Moffett Jr. of Fitzgerald Georgia. Their children: Mrs. Sylinda and Mr. Alex Cummings of Dansbury Connecticut, Mr. Jimmie and Mrs. Diane Moffett of New Milford Connecticut, Mr. Michael and Mrs. Helina Moffett of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Ms. Pamela Moffett of Fitzgerald Georgia, and Mr. Thomas Moffett Burroughs of New Haven Connecticut. Her siblings: Mrs. Mary Lee Stepherson Moss of Detroit Michigan, and Mr. William J. (Tom) Stepherson of Columbus Ohio, along with a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother and sister in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Mrs. Carrie Bell Stepherson Moffett is planned for Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 137 Moss Lane in Osierfield Georgia. Rev. Douglas Taylor will deliver the eulogy and committal. Mrs. Moffett will lie in state on Friday morning May 27, 2022, 10:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla. The family will receive friends at the Davis funeral home Friday evening 6:00 until 7:00. Interment will follow in the Osierfield community cemetery. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Stepherson and Moffett families.

Mr. Cedrick Bernard Brockington

Cedrick BrockingtonViewing held today 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Davis Funeral Home.
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It is with sincere sympathy that the Davis Funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for Mr. Cedrick Bernard Brockington.  Born February 18, 1980, to Mrs. Johnnie Mae George Brockington and Mr. Cleveland Brockington.  Mr. Brockington received God's call to his heavenly home of Friday May 13, 2022 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital in Athen Georgia,  surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Brockington is survived by his wife: Mrs. Barbara Logan Brockington of Atlanta Georgia.  Their children: Brakiz Brockington, Prynce Brockington, Jyterrian  Logan, Sunterreya Sanders all of Atlanta Georgia.  His mother Mrs. Johnnie Mae Brockington of Ocilla Georgia. His father and step mother Mr. Cleveland and Mrs. Jennifer Brockington of Douglas Georgia. Grandmother Mrs. Louvonia George of Ocilla Georgia.  Siblings, Mr. Cleveland Brockington and Mr. LaCorlo Brockington both of Douglas Georgia, along with a host of in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  Home going services for Mr. Cedrick Brockington are planned for Saturday May 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Rehoboth Fellowship church, 601 East Pine street, Ocilla Georgia, where pastor Melvin D. Harper lll services as pastor. Rev. J. W. Greene Jr. and will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Mr. Brockington will lie in state at the Davis funeral home, Friday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Deacon Junior B. Slacks

Junior Slacks  With sadness in our hearts the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia 31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for  Deacon Junior B. Slacks of 510 West Alapaha Street, Fitzgerald Georgia  31750.  Born May 7, 1946, in Mystic Georgia, to the late Mr. Ezekiel Slacks Sr. and the late Mrs. Mattie Bell Crumedy Hyman.  Deacon Slacks received God's call from labor to reward on Thursday May 5, 2022 at his home in Fitzgerald.  He is survived by his wife: Mrs. Freddie Mae Deese Slacks, of Fitzgerald Georgia.  Children: Ms. Pamela Slacks, Ms. Dianne Deese, and Mr. Raymond Deese all of Fitzgerald Georgia, Ms. Cherron Deese and Ms. Greta Deese both of Jacksonville Florida,  Mrs. Beverly and Mr. Markus Lawson, Mr. Tyrone and Mrs. Parsha Slacks of Chula Georgia, and Mrs. Karen and Mr. Carl Jenkins of Fitzgerald Georgia. His siblings: Mrs. Helen Baker of Fitzgerald Georgia, Ms. Patricia Turner of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. George and Mrs. Janice Hyman of Fayetteville North Coralina, Mrs. Rosa and Mr. Monroe Crockett of Saint Petersburg Florida, Mr. James and Mrs. Sharon Hyman of Columbia South Coralina, Ms. Charlotte Middlebrooks of Mystic Georgia, Mr. Larry and Mrs. Gussie Hyman of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Charles and Mrs. Charlene Slacks of Abbeville Georgia, Pastor Erskin Slacks of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Eston and Mrs. Lakesha Slacks of McDonough  Georgia, Mr. Christopher Slacks of Fitzgerald Georgia, Pastor Derrick and Mrs. Melissa Slacks of Mystic Georgia, Mr. Carlos and Mrs. Cheryl Slacks of Fitzgerald Georgia,   Mrs. Sabrina and Mr. Darrell Jenkins of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Jimmy and Mrs. Gwendolyn Slacks of Queensland Georgia.   A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, in-laws, Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  Home going celebrations for Deacon Junior B. Slacks are planned for Saturday May 14, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Friendship Missionary Baptist church, Moss lane in Osierfield Georgia.  Rev. Dexter Taylor will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Interment will follow in the Oak Grove cemetery Highway 32 West in Irwinville Georgia.  Deacon Slacks will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday morning at the church 11:00 until the funeral hour.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please keep the Slacks, Deese, and Hyman families lifted up in prayer. 

Mrs. Sandra Goolsby Watson

Sandra WatsonFather, we stretch our hands to thee, no other help we know.  If you withdraw yourself from us, we have nowhere to go.  With heartfelt sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia, pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for Mrs. Sandra Goolsby Watson, of 449 Fitzgerald highway in Ocilla Georgia.  Born January 26, 1971, in Ocilla, Irwin County Georgia to the late, Mr. Sherman Goolsby Sr. and the late Mrs. Parlie Mae Killebrew Goolsby. Mrs. Watson received God's call to her heavenly home, on Tuesday April 26, 2022, at her home in Ocilla.  Mrs. Watson is survived her daughter: Ms. Monquie Newkirk (Timothy Brown) of Fitzgerald Georgia. Grandchildren: Larriesha Pope, Dominique Brown, K'lannie Brown, and Kemiya Brown all of Fitzgerald Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. Charlie and Mrs. Sylvia Goolsby of Broxton Georgia, Mr. Sherman Jr. and Mrs. Kari Goolsby of Waycross Georgia, Mrs. Shaunda and Mr. Timothy Walton of Wray Georgia.  A special sister-in-law: Mrs. Shonda Goolsby of Wray Georgia along with a host of in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Sandra Delois Watson is planned for Saturday April 30, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla Georgia.  Her pastor Rev. James C. Curtis will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Mrs. Watson 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.  Please continue to pray for the Watson, Goolsby, and Killebrew families.

Evangelist Eleanor Daisy Williams Thomas

eleanor ThomasServant of God well done, rest from thy love employ.  The battle is fought, the victory is won, enter thy master's joy.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and homegoing celebration for Evangelist Eleanor Daisy Williams Thomas of Byron Georgia.  Born December 1, 1946 in Lax, Irwin county Georgia to the late Mrs. Elnora Hawkins Williams and the late Mr. Leroy Williams Sr.   A loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, Evangelist and friend, known to many as Nanny, received God's call from labor to reward on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at her home in Byron Georgia surrounded by her loving and devoted family.  She is survived by her Loving husband: Pastor Robert Lee Thomas of Byron Georgia.  Their children: Ms. Zondria Moore of Waner Robins Georgia, Mr. Christopher and Mrs. Linda Lott of Moultrie Georgia. Mr. James Lott Jr. of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Zandra Thomas, Ms. Cutina Thomas, Ms. Tangela Thomas Mr. Kevin Thomas, Mr. Carlos Thomas, and Mr. Kenny Price all of Warner Robins Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. Leroy Williams Jr. of Moca Puerto Rico, Mrs. Edith Mitchell of Macungie Penn., Ms. Sandra Williams of Orlando Florida, Ms. Cheryl Lewis of Milton Florida, Mr. Carlton Williams of Jonesboro Georgia, and Mr. Gregory Williams of Byron Georgia,  Several grandchildren, brother and sister in laws, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.   A home going celebration for Evangelist Eleanor Daisy Thomas is planned for Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Empowerment Temple Church of God By Faith at 600 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia, where pastor Kenneth Moore serves a pastor.  Pastor Walter Baker will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Interment will follow in the Dunlap/ Hawkins cemetery, Highway 158, Lax Georgia.  Evangelist Thomas will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning, 10:00 until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday morning at the church 11:30 until the funeral hour.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please continue to pray for the Williams and Thomas families.
 
 

Corona virus (Covid-19) outbreak information...

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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