With sadness and prayers in our hearts, the Davis funeral 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia announces the death and home going celebration for Mr. Charles Edwards of Ocilla. Mr. Edwards son of the late Mr. Albert Edwards and the late Mrs. Irene Edwards was born February 8, 1938 in Irwin county Lax Georgia. Mr. Edward Departed this life on Tuesday February 26, 2019 at Pruitt Health Care center in Ocilla. Mr. Edwards is survived by one son; Mr. Craig Hines of Fort Washington Maryland. Two sisters: Mrs. Gwendolyn (David) Little of Ocilla Georgia, and Ms. Vivian Edwards of Atlanta Georgia, also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Mr. Charles Edwards is planned for Saturday March 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Pleasant Grove 1st. Baptist church, 217 East 7th. Street Ocilla where the Rev. James C. Curtis serves as pastor. His grandson, Rev. Antwone Yoe will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery. Mr. Edwards will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 10:00 until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday morning at the church 10:00 until the funeral hour. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please join us as we lift the Edwards family up in prayer.
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: