229-468-5300 | Directions

Mrs. Betty Jean Riley Burch

Betty BurchPass me not, o gentle Savior, hear my humble cry. While on others, thou art calling, do not pass me by.  Trusting only in thy merit, Would I seek thy face.  Heal my wounded, broken sprit, save me by thy grace.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia   31774, pause to announce the death and homegoing celebration for Mrs. Betty Jean Riley Burch137 Marble Lane, Fitzgerald, Georgia. Born June 8, 1952 in Ocilla Georgia to the late Mr. John Riley Jr. and Mrs. Ruby Mae Carter Riley.  Mrs. Burch departed this life on Sunday August 9, 2020 at Dorminy Medical center in Fitzgerald Georgia.    She is survived by her husband: Mr. Jerry Burch of Fitzgerald Georgia.  Mother Mrs. Ruby  Mae Riley of Ocilla Georgia.  Children:  Ms. Vivian Merritt of Ocilla Georgia, and Ms. Silvia Riley of Vidalia Georgia.  Four Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren.  Sibling: Mrs. Johnnie Mae Smith of Newark New Jersey,  Ms. Clara Mae Riley of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Rebecca (Leon) King of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Aaron (Lillie) Riley of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Eddie James Riley of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Hayward Riley of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Essie Mae Riley of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Janice White of Ocilla Georgia, and Mr. Clifford Riley of Fitzgerald Georgia, along with a host of Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mrs. Betty Jean Riley Burch is planned for Saturday August 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ocilla city cemetery 701 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia.  Her brother in law, Rev. Sidney Burch, pastor of Fairview Baptist church Fitzgerald will deliver the  eulogy.  Interment will be in the Ocilla cemetery.  Mrs. Burch will lie in state at the Davis funeral home, Ocilla Friday Morning 11:00 until 6:00 p.m.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.  Please continue to lift the family up in prayer 

Leave a Message

Security code

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:

We also provide preplanning services which can save money and relieve your family of having to make extra decisions during this difficult time. We invite you to stop by our office or call for an appointment today.

Pre-need Arrangements / At- Need Services
24 Hours Service