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Deacon Columbus Bryant Sr.

Columbus BryantServant of God well done, rest from thy love employ.  The battle is fought, the victory is won, enter thy master's joy.  A voice at midnight came, he started up to hear.  A mortal arrow pierced his frame, he fell but felt no fear, and so on the hymn goes.  With heart felt sympathy.  The Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia,  31774, pause to announce the death and home going celebrations for Deacon Columbus Bryant Sr. aka "Bro" of Wray Georgia.  Born February 6, 1943 in Worth county Sylvester Georgia, to the late Mr. Ulysses Bryant and the late Mrs. Lula Mae Tyson Bryant. 
Deacon Bryant received God's call from labor to reward of Thursday afternoon April 13, 2023 at South Georgia medical center in Valdosta Georgia, surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years: Mrs. Ernestine Dent Bryant of Wray Georgia.  Their children: Mr. Columbus Jr. and Verlyn Bryant of Byron Georgia, Mrs. Vanessa and Mr. Michael Graydon of Tifton Georgia.  Grandchildren:  Mrs. Candyce and Mr. Toledo Bradford of Perry Georgia, Mr. Columbus Demar and Mrs. Brittany Bryant of Miami Florida, Mr. Kelvin and Mrs. Hanvi McCray of Dacula Georgia, Mr. Joshua Graydon and Mr. Michael Graydon both of Tifton Georgia, Ms. Sandquata Woodard of Miami Florida, Ms. Thejuana Woodard of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Thesis Woodard of Miami Florida. 19 great grandchildren.  Two sisters: Mrs. Ruth Gamble of Ocilla Georgia, and Mrs. Carrie and Mr. Theotis Sneed of Miami Florida.  sister and brother in laws: Mrs. Carrie Bell Bryant of Ambrose Georgia, Ms. Christine Dent of Vidalia Georgia, Mrs. Betty Gayman of Miami Florida, Ms. Idel Dent of Miami Florida, Mrs. Marguerite and Mr. James Dean of Miami Florida, Mr. Moses and Debbie Dent, Mr. J. B. and Mrs. Maggie Dent of Miami Florida and Mr. Robert and Mrs. Grace Dent of Vidalia Georgia, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Deacon Columbus Bryant Sr. is planned for Saturday April 22, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. from the St. John Baptist church Satilla Road in Wray Georgia where the pastor Moderator Herbert Coney will deliver the eulogy and committal.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery, 301 East Valdosta Ave, Ocilla.  Deacon Bryant 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 Bryant and Dent families.

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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:

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