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Mrs. Inetta Merritt Ross

Inette RossServant 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.  

Pastor Willie Frank Lindsey

Willie Lindsey

Go preach my gospel, said the lord, bead the hole earth my grace receive.  Ye shall be saved that trust my word, and ye condemned that want believe.  I'll make your great commission known, and ye shall prove my gospel true.  By all the work that I have done and all the wonders ye shall do.  Teach all nations my command, I'll be with you till the world shall end.  All power is trusted in my hand, I can destroy, and I defend.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Pastor Willie Frank Lindsey of 10 South Kirby Street, Alapaha Georgia   31622.  Born February 5, 1954, in Irwin county Ocilla Georgia, to the late Ms. Margaret Lindsey and the late Mr. Carlton Johnson. 

Pastor Lindsey departed his earthly home and gained his heavenly wings on Sunday July 4, 2021  at his home in Alapaha surrounded by his loving family.  Pastor Lindsey is survived by his wife: Mrs. Bedelia Kenny Lindsey.  Their children:  Mr. Rodrick (Rod) and Mrs Marilyn Lindsey of Chesapeake Va., Mrs. Teesha and Mr. Corey Davis of Alapaha Georgia, and Mrs. Katrina Ryan of Lake Park Georgia.  His Siblings:  Mrs. Mary Lanier of Atlanta Georgia, Mrs. Sharon Green of Alapaha Georgia, Dexter and Mrs. Latronia Lanier of Albany Georgia, Mr. Robert and Mrs. Dora Lanier of Akron Ohio, Mr. Patrick Lanier of Orlando  Florida,  Mms. Bernita Cason and ms. Bernice Johnson of Tampa Florida, Mrs. Dianne and Mr. Wayne Scott of Adel Georgia Mr. Tyron Newton (Deceased).  Grandchildren:  Zion Lindsey,  Ryan Lindsey, . Brock Davis, . Rodrick Lindsey Jr., MiKayla Lindsey, Karielle Lindsey, Victoria Lindsey Mitchel Ryan and Amber Ryan, along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  A home going celebration for pastor Willie Frank Lindsey is planned for Saturday July 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. from the New Hope Church of God Apostolic Church, located at 15 South Moore Street  Alapaha Georgia , where pastor Rosia Knighton serves as pastor.  Interment will follow in the West Fletcher cemetery on Highway 82 West in Alapaha.  Pastor Lindsey will lie in state at the New Hope church of God Apostolic, Friday afternoon 2:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please continue to pray for the Lindsey family.

 

Ms. LaSandra Jean Ramsey

LaSandra Jean Ramsey

Father we stretch our hands to thee, no other help we know.  If you withdraw yourself from us, we have nowhere to go.  With sadness in our heart.  The Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death of Ms. LaSandra Jean Ramsey of Ocilla Georgia.  Born October 9, 1973 in Ocilla, Irwin county Georgia to the late Mrs. Deborah Ellis Ramsey and Mr. Wonders Ramsey.  Ms. Ramsey Gain her heavenly wings on Monday July 5, 2021 at the Irwin county hospital in Ocilla Georgia.  Ms. Ramsey is survived by her children: Mrs. Deidra and Mr. Travone Jordan of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. David Foster lll of Ocilla Georgia, and Ms. Asia Ramsey of Hazlehurst Georgia. Father: Mr. Wonders Ramsey of Fitzgerald Georgia. Her siblings:  Mrs. Kimberley and Mr. Tony Westbrook of Fitzgerald Georgia, and Mrs. Regina and Mr. Steven Daniels of Alexandria Va. Aunt: Mrs. Bettie Darden of Ocilla, Uncles: Mr. Rufus Ellis and Mr. Randolph and Anne Kate Ellis all of Ocilla Georgia along with a host of other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  Home going celebration for Ms. LaSanda Jean Ramsey is planned for Saturday July 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave.in Ocilla. Apostal Melvin Byrd will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Ms. Ramsey 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 Ramsey family.

 
 
 

Mr. Davente Alexander Cockfield

Davente Cockfield

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 heart, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia 31774 pause to announce the death of Mr. Davente Alexander Cockfield of Ocilla Georgi.  Born August 9, 1999 in Ocilla.  Mr. Cockfield gained his eternal wings on June 28, 2021 at his home in Ocilla. 

Mr. Cockfield is survived by his parent; Mr. John and Mrs. Daisy Carter Cockfield of Osierfield Georgia and Ms. Victoria Ross of Ocilla and Mr. Daniel Lewis of Douglas Georgia.  Siblings: Mr. Grant Cockfield, Mr. Will Cockfield, Mr. Travis Cockfield,  Mrs. Tracy McClelland, Ms. Kalysha  Nacole Cockfield, Ms. Veronica Cockfield,  Mr. Daniel Davis,  Mr. Davione Cockfield, Ms. Monica Ross and Ms. Latoria Davis.  Grandparent: Mrs. Charlie Mae Candy and Mr. Daniel Carter, along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  Homegoing services for Mr. Davente Cockfield  are planned for Saturday July 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla.  His Pastor Rev. Al Keith Milton will deliver the Eulogy and committal. Mr. Cockfield 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 Cockfield, Ross and Lewis families.

 

Mr. Louis Mays

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia, pause to announce the death and memorial services for Mr. Louis Mays of Abbeville Georgia.  Born November 13, 1940 in Sumter co. Americus Georgia to the Late Mr. George Mays and the late Ms. Hattie Mae Williams.  Mr. Mays departed this life to join his heavenly host on Saturday June 19, 2021 at Glen Eagle Health care center in Abbeville Georgia.  Mr. Mays is survived by his wife Mrs. Mary Mays of Fitzgerald Georgia and his Niece Ms. Mary Brown of Abbeville Georgia along with a host of other relatives and friends.  Memorial services for Mr. Mays will be held on Friday July 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Abbeville city Auditorium in Abbeville Georgia.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all  arrangements.  Please continue to pray for the Mays family.

Mr. Robert (Bobby) Cain

Robert CainA few more years shall roll, a few more seasons come.  And we shall be with those that rest asleep within the tombs.  With sincere sympathy the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774 pause to announce the death of Mr. Robert  (Bobby) Cain of Jacksonville Florida formerly of Ocilla.  Mr. Cain is survived by his mother: Mrs. Berdell Cain of Ocilla Georgia.  His children: Jazmyn Alexia Cain, Denia Chenelle Spencer and Vernisha Nicole Spencer all of Jacksonville Florida.  Grandchildren: Brooklyn Taylor Stokes and Ryleigh Grace Stokes. His sibling:  Ms. Stephanie Williams, Ms. Deborah Washington, Ms. Gloria Martin, Ms. Paloma Cain, Ms. Angelich Goolsby, Mr. Johnny and Mrs. Branda Cain, Mr. Tracy and Mrs. Terrell Cain, Mr. Randy Morgan all of Ocilla Georgia.  Ms. Carlene Jones of Willacoochee  Georgia, Mr. Charlie Cain Jr. of Tifton Georgia, Mr. Joseph Cain of Fitzgerald Georgia, Ms. Alice Cain of Rochester New York,  and Mr. Clarence Green of Boston Massachusetts.  Two grandchildren along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and  friends.  A home going celebration for Mr. Robert (Bobby) Cain is  planned for Saturday June 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla City cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave.  Rev. Emanuel Ellison will deliver the eulogy.   Please pray for the Cain family as they prepare to celebrate the home going of their love one.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

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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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