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 hearts, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia 31774 pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Desmond Isaiah Taylor of 1041 East Fifth street, Ocilla Georgia. Born August 29, 2005, in Douglas Georgia to Rev. Douglas Taylor the first and Mrs. Shelia Edwards Taylor (Martin). Mr. Taylor received God's call to his eternal home on Friday September 16, 2022, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, in Savannah Georgia. He is survived by his parents: Mrs. Shelia and Mr. Johnny Martin of Ocilla, Georgia and Rev. Douglas and Mrs. Bridgette Taylor of Fitzgerald Georgia. His siblings: Mr. Douglas E. Taylor ll, Mrs. Olivia Taylor Cooper, Mr. Dustin B. Taylor, and Mrs. Shalanda Taylor Ferguson. Stepbrothers: the late Mr. Johnny Martin Jr. Mr. Jeremy Martin, Mr. Jaylen Martin and Mr. Isaiah Bryant. Stepsisters: Mrs. Natasha Martin Thrower and Ms. Laqaesha Shaw, along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. A home going celebration for Mr. Desmond Isaiah Taylor is planned for Saturday September 24, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Irwin County High School Gym, 101 Chieftan circle, Ocilla Georgia. His pastor Rev. James C. Curtis will deliver the eulogy and comital. Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave. in Ocilla. Mr. Taylor will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 10:00 until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday morning 10:00 until 11:30. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. Please continue to pray for the Taylor, Martin and Edwards families.
In light of the 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: