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Mr. Herbert Thomas

Herbert ThomasPrecious Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand, I am tired, I am weak, I am worn; Thru the storm, thru the night, lead me on, to the light, Take my hand, precious Lord, lead me on.  With sincere sympathy the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Herbert Thomas of 517 East 5th street of Ocilla Georgia.  Born April 20, 1953, in Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Thomas entered into eternal rest on Friday April 23, 2021 at Pruitt Health Care center in Ocilla Georgia.  Mr. Thomas is survived by his children: Mr. Reggie and Mrs. Thomasina Smith of Douglas Georgia, Ms. Larounda Thomas of Ocilla Georgia, and Ms. Aiesha Jackson of Atlanta Georgia.  Sibling: Mrs. Easter Moffett of Newton Miss., and Mr. Willie Frank Thomas of Ocilla Georgia, along with a host of grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A homegoing celebration for Mr. Herbert Thomas is planned for Saturday May 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Pastor Herbert Coney, pastor of the St. John Baptist church of Wray Georgia will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Mr. Thomas will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 10:30 until 6:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please continue to pray for the Thomas family.

Mrs. Albertha Wilson Green

Albertha GreenCome ye that love the lord, and let your joys be known. Join in a song a sweet accord, and thus around his throne.  Let those refuse to sing, who never knew our God.  But children of the heavenly  king, may speak there joys aboard.  With sadness in our hearts, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia  31774 pause to announce the death of Mrs. Albertha Wilson Green age 81 of 1062 Highway 32 West, Ocilla (Mystic) Georgia 31774.  Born December 3, 1939 in Irwin county, Mrs. Green received God's call from labor to reward on Wednesday April 21, 2021 at Pruitt's Health care center in Ocilla Georgia.  Mrs. Green is survived by her husband: Mr. Garfield Green of Ocilla Georgia.  Their children: Mr. Terry and Mrs. Cathy Green of Valdosta Georgia. Mrs. Debra and Mr. Walter Cooney of Palm Bay Florida, and Mr. Dexter Green of Ocilla Georgia.  Several siblings, brother and sister in laws, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mrs. Albertha Wilson Green is planned for Saturday May 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Pastor Travon Simmons, pastor of the New Beulah Baptist church of Wray Georgia will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Mrs. Green will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 10:30 until 6:00 p.m.  Please join us as we continue to pray for the Wilson and Green families.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mr. Donald Wynn

Donald WynnSome glad morning, when this life is over, I'll fly away.  To a home on God's celestial shore, I'll fly away.  Just a few more weary days and then, I'll fly away.  To a land where joys shall never end, I'll fly away.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebration of  Mr. Donald Wynn aka Deak. of 958 Frank road, Ocilla Georgia.  Born November 9, 1965 in Ocilla Georgia to Ms. Lois Wynn.  Deak received God's call to his enteral home on Monday March 29, 2021 at Shann's University Hospital in Gainesville Florida.  Mr. Wynn is survived by his mother: Ms. Lois Wynn of Ocilla Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. Ronald and Mrs. Marie Wynn, Mr. Michael Wynn  and Minister Latrecia and Mr. Anthony Jones all of Ocilla Georgia.  Also a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends survives.  A home going celebration for Mr. Donald Wynn is planned for Saturday April 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  Pastor Donna Prather will deliver the eulogy and committal. Mr. Wynn will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla Friday morning 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Wynn family.

Mr. James Elliott Lampkin

Father we stretch our hands to thee, no other help we know.  If you withdraw yourself from us, we have nowhere to go. 

James LampkinWith 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. James Elliott Lampkin age 39, of 1600 Whispering Pine Road, Albany Georgia.  Born March 23, 1981 in Tifton Georgia to the late Ms. Daisy Mae Merritt Lampkin and the late Mr. Fred Thomas.  Mr. Lampkin received God's call from labor to reward on Sunday March 21, 2021 at Phoebe memorial hospital, in Albany Georgia surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. John L. Lampkin Sr.

John LampkinA 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.

Deacon Warnell Johnson Sr.

Warnell JohnsonThe Day is passed and gone, the evening shades appear.  O may we all remember well, the day that death draws near.  We lay our garments by, upon our beds to rest.  So death shall soon disrobe us all, of what we have possessed.  Lord keep us safe this night, secure  from all our fears.  May angels guard us while we sleep till morning light appear.  With sincere sympathy the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak St., Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Deacon Warnell Johnson Sr. of 912 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia.  Born January 16, 1939 in Ocilla Irwin county Georgia to the late Mr. Aron Sr.,  Mrs. Annie Edwards and Mrs. Ethel Johnson.  Deacon Johnson is survived by his children:  Mr. Warnell Jr. and Mrs. Charlotte Johnson of Lithonia Georgia, Mr. Joseph and Mrs. Stephanie Johnson of Savannah Georgia, Mr. Charlie and Mrs. Maria Johnson of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Frederick and Mrs. Alisa Johnson of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Vickie Johnson of Vienna Georgia, Ms. Angela Johnson of Waycross Georgia,  Mr. Steve and Mrs. Kimberly Johnson of Smith Station, Alabama.  Ms. Angela Blue of Albany Georgia, Mrs. Kimberly and Mr. Ronnie Bussey of Douglas Georgia, Ms. Frances Jackson of Fitzgerald Georgia, Ms. Velma Fuller of Fitzgerald Georgia,  Siblings: Mr. Robert and Mrs. Deborah Johnson of Eastman Georgia, Mrs. Verlene and Mr. James Acree of Nashville Georgia, Ms. Ethel Grace Hall of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Alfred and Mrs. Virginia Edwards of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Alvin Edwards of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Mary Bright of Jersey City New Jersey, Mrs. Yvonne Riley of Irvington New Jersey, Ms. Rudine Edwards of Bayonne New Jersey, a special brother Mr. Selvin Daniels of Tallahassee Florida, along with a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends.  A home going celebration  for Deacon Warnell Johnson Sr. is planned for Saturday February 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery located at 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  His pastor Rev. Christopher R. Douglas will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Deacon Johnson 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 Johnson 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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