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Mr. Shevis Reid

Shevis Reid

The family of the late Mr. Shevis Reid with sincerest sympathy announces his home going.  Mr. Reid leaves loving memories to be cherished by his wife, Mrs. Demecko Reid and his step-children, Darion Brownlee, Kiana Mims, Kevhondria Mims, Princess Jackson and Prince Jackson of McDonough, Georgia. His children, Chalil Joven Reid, Jhalil Joven Reid, and Shaquana Amelia Reid of Ocilla, Georgia.  His mother, Ms. Phyllis Reid and father, the late Mr. Joe Lewis Smith of Ocilla, Georgia. His brothers, Mr. Anthony Reid of Ocilla, Georgia and Mr. Joe Smith of Savannah, Georgia.  His sisters, Ms. Shaunda Smith of Wray, Georgia and Ms. Vivian Smith of Ocilla Georgia. Ms. Carolyn Smith, Ms. Marie Smith and Ms. Barbara Smith of Atlanta Georgia. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.

Mr. Cecil Ray Parker

Cecil Ray ParkerFamily and friends of the late Mr. Cecil Ray Parker will regret to learn of his death. Mr. Parker is survived by his father: Mr. Arthur Wilcox of Nashville Georgia, One brother Mr. Carlton McCollough of Fitzgerald Ga. One Aunt Mrs. Rosa Anderson of Fitzgerald Ga. A host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Cecil Ray Parker will be held on Saturday September 19, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. from the Davis funeral home chapel located at 301 North Oak street Ocilla Georgia. Rev. Ronald Dixon will officiate, Burial will follow in the Ocilla cemetery, Ocilla Georgia. Mr. Parker will lie in state at the Davis funeral from Friday morning 10:00 until 7:00 P.M. and Saturday morning until the hour of the funeral. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements

Mrs. Melvine Bryant

Melvine BryantThe family and friends of the late Mrs. Melvine Bryant will regret to learn of her death on Monday morning at Christian City life center in Union city Georgia. Mrs. Bryant is survived by her children: Mr. Ralph (Ransie) Plummer of Jacksonville Fla., Mrs. Virginia (John) Young of Albany Georgia, Mr. James Bryant Jr. of Dalton Georgia, Mr. Franklin Bryant of Ocilla, Georgia, Mr. Jerome Bryant of Jacksonville Fla., Mrs. Lena (Jonas) Keim of Stockbridge Georgia, Mrs. Barbara (Kenneth ) Sneed and Mrs. Ruby (Gerald) Coggins of Fayetteville Georgia. One brother Mr. Curtis Plummer. Seventeen grandchildren, Eighteen Great grandchildren, brothers-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews cousins and friends.

Mr. Robert Stewart Jr.

robert stewart jrFriends of Mr. Robert Stewart Jr. of Ocilla will regret to learn of his death. Mr. Stewart is survived by his siblings, Mrs. Cassie Martin, Ms. Alice Faye Harris, and Ms. Betty Ann Mack of Ocilla Georgia. Mr. Jimmy Stewart and Mr. Timothy Stewart of Orlando Fla. A special friend Ms. Mary Joyce Ross of Ocilla. Seven Aunts: Mrs. Hattie Pearl Mincey, Ms. Elizabeth Mack, Mrs. Catherine Talbot, Ms. Deloris Mack, and Mrs. Rosa Allen. One uncle Louis Mack all of Orlando Fla. A host of nieces nephews cousin relatives and friends.

Mr. Robert Moore

Robert MooreThe family and friends of the late Mr. Robert Moore of Ocilla will regret to learn of his death.  Mr. Moore is survived by his wife Mrs. Frances Moore of New York, New York. His children Mrs. Sylvia A. Gordon Of New York, New York, Mr. Kenyatta Moore, Mr. Sirlassie Moore both of Bridgeport Conn., Mr. Sobhuza Moore of New York, New York.  Three sisters:  Mrs. Bennie Mae Anderson and Mrs. Betty Collins of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Ruth Hoy of New York, New York.  Five brothers Mr. Willie Gus Moore of New York, New York, Mr. Bobby Moore, Mr. George Moore, and Mr. James Moore of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. Gary Moore of Columbus Georgia.  A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Moore will be held on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. from the Broches chapel C.M.E. church located at 500 North Oak street in Ocilla.  The pastor Rev. Rosa Jackson will officiate,Rev. James C. Curtis will deliver the Eulogy.  interment will follow in the Ocilla cemetery.  Repass will follow the committal service as the community house on South Irwin Ave. in Ocilla.  Mr. Moore will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla from Tuesday morning 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday morning until the funeral hour.  The family will receive friends at the Davis funeral home on Tuesday evening 6:00 until 7:00. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Pat McGriff Jr.

Pat McGriffWith deepest sympathy the Davis funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death of Mr. Pat McGriff Jr. who resided at 605 East 7th. street in Ocilla Georgia. Mr. McGriff is survived by his wife Mrs. Junette McGriff of Ocilla, Five children: Ms. Doris LA Faye Hopkins of Tampa Fla., Ms. Patrice Channell McGriff and Ms. Patty McGriff both of Ocilla. Mr. Pat (Bo) McGriff of Columbus Maryland, and Mr. Preston McGriff of Statesboro Georgia. His mother Mrs. Ola Mae McGriff of Pine view Georgia, Sibling Mrs. Patricia Mahogany, Mrs. Ann Coney, Mrs. Jackie Penn of Abbeville Georgia. Mrs. Linley Taylor of Hawkinsville Georgia, Mrs. Alice Daniels, Mr. Titus McGriff and Mrs. Carolyn Anderson of Columbus Ga.

Funeral services for Mr. Pat McGriff Jr. will be held on Monday July 6th 2015 at 1:00 P.M. from the Pleasant Grove 1st. Baptist church located at 215 East 7th. Street in Ocilla. Rev. James C. Curtis is the pastor, Minister Jessica Harris will deliver the eulogy, Interment will follow in Ocilla cemetery. Mr. McGriff will lie instate at the Davis funeral home at 301 North Street in Ocilla from 1000 Sunday morning until 7:00 P.M. and Monday until the funeral hour. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements 

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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