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Mr. Theotis Stewart

Theotis Stewart

Precious Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand.  I am tired I am weak, I am worn. Thru the storm, thru the night, lead me on to the light, take my hand, precious lord, lead me home.  With sadness in our hearts, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia 31774, announces the death and home going celebration for Mr. Theotis Stewart of Hillside New Jersey, formerly of Ocilla Georgia. Born July 30, 1943, Mr. Stewart departed this life on September 8, 2020.   

Mr. Dwayne A. Clark

Dyanne ClarkLet not your heart be troubled. ye believe in God, believe also in me.  In my father's house are many mansions, if it was not so I would have told you.  I go to prepare a place for you, that where I am there ye may be also.  With sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home 301 north Oak street Ocilla Georgia, pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Dwayne A. Clark Sr. of Abbeville Georgia.  Born March 4, 1968 in Abbeville Wilcox county Georgia, Mr. Clark received God's call from labor to reward at his home in Abbeville on Wednesday August 19, 2020.  Mr. Clark is survived by his children:  Mr. Dewayne Clark Jr., Ms. Dwanna Clark, and Mr. Daymon Clark all of Douglas Georgia.  Siblings:  Mr. Ricky (Mrs. Milissa)  Clark and Mrs. Laura Ann Clark Wynn all of Abbeville Georgia, Ms. Gerlie Harris of Jacksonville Fla. along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins relatives and friends. A home going celebration  for Mr. Dewayne Clark is planned for Saturday August 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Riverside cemetery Highway 280 East, Abbeville Georgia.  Rev. Bobby Davis will deliver the eulogy.  Interment will be in the Riverside cemetery.  Mr. Clark will lie in state at the Davis Funeral home in Ocilla  Friday afternoon 4:00 until 6:30.   Please continue to pray for the Clark family.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mr. Ladarius Foster

ladarius FosterSuffer the little ones to come unto me, and forbid them not, for such is the kingdom of heaven.  With sadness in our heart, the Davis funeral home, 301 North Oak Street, Ocilla Georgia  31774, pause to announce the death of Mr. Ladarius Foster, of 1408 Brookvale Dr. Tifton Georgia.  Born April 8, 2000, in Tifton Georgia, Mr. Foster received God's call from labor to reward, on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at Tift Regional Medical center, Tifton Georgia.  Ladarius is survived by this parent:  Ms. Latoya Hughes, Mr. James Foster Sr., and Mr. Delvin Gaskins all of Tifton Georgia.  Siblings:  Shaniya Williams, Gabriel Hughes, and James Foster Jr. all of Tifton Georgia.  Sade Oliver of Florida along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.   A home going celebration for Mr. Ladarius Foster is planned for Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.  from the Hopewell cemetery in Tifton Georgia.  Rev. Rudolph Porter will deliver the eulogy.  Interment will be in the Hopewell cemetery.  Mr. Foster will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Wednesday afternoon 1:00 until 6:00.  Please join us in prayer for the Hughes and Foster families.  The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

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.   

Mrs. Ida Lee Thomas Paulk

Ida Lee PaulkO far a closer walk with God.  A calm and heavenly friend.  A light to shine upon the road, that leads me to the lamb.  With sincere sympathy the Davis funeral home 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia pause to announce the Death and home going celebration for Mrs. Ida Lee Thomas Paulk aka "Big Ma".  Born December 30, 1922 in Wray Georgia  to the late Mrs. Carrie Tucker and the late Mr. Charlie McFatten.  Mrs. Paulk received God's call from labor to reward on Monday August 10, 2020 at the Irwin county hospital in Ocilla Georgia.  Mrs. Paulk is survived by her children: Mrs. Easter Moffett of Newton Ms., Mrs. Malinda Devine of Ocilla Georgia,  Mrs. Shianna ( Antwan) Scrubs of Albany Georgia, Mr. Willie Frank Thomas and Mr. Herbert Thomas both of Ocilla Georgia.  Siblings:  Mrs. Carrie Bell Bryant of Douglas Georgia, Mrs. Odessa Merritt of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Willie Mae (James)  Cherry of North Carolina  Mr. Sammie (Beverly) Gamble, of North Carolina, Mr. Charlie Gamble of Ocilla Georgia, along with a host of Grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.  A home going celebration for Mrs. Ida Lee Paulk is planned for Saturday August 15,2020 at 2:00 from the Ocilla city cemetery 301 East Valdosta Ave.  Her pastor Rev. Herbert Coney, pastor of the St. John Baptist church, Wray Georgia will delivery the eulogy.  Interment will be in the Ocilla cemetery.  Big Ma will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla, Friday morning 11:00 until 6:00 p.m.  Please continue to lift the family up in prayer.  The Davis Funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mr. Jimmie B. Frazier

Jimmie Frazier

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.  With sadness in our hearts, the Davis Funeral Home, 301 North Oak street, Ocilla Georgia pause to announce the death and home going celebration for Mr. Jimmie B. Frazier, 158 Osierfield Road, Wray Georgia.  Born May 23, 1934 in Washington County, Georgia to the late Mr. George Frazier and the late Mrs. Essie Sutton .  Mr. Frazier quietly went home to be with the lord on Tuesday August 4, 2020 at Coffee Regional medical center in Douglas, Georgia. 

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:
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