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Obituaries

Mr. Willie Howard Harris

Willie Howard HarrisFriends of the late Mr. Willie Howard Harris of Ocilla will regret to learn of his death of Friday afternoon at his home in Ocilla Georgia. Mr. Harris is survived by his children: Ms. Silvia Riley of Soperton Georgia, Mr. Howard Campbell of Tampa Florida, Ms. Quaneisha Harris of Ocilla Georgia and Ms. Gloria Harris of Ocilla Georgia. Sibling: Ms. Leatha Harris of Savannah Georgia, Mrs. Addie Young, Mrs. Cheryl Deberry, Mr. Mickey Harris, Mr. Eddie Harris, all of Ocilla Georgia, Ms. Katherine Harris of Winston Salem N.C., and Ms. Vanessa Harris of Douglas Georgia, Ms. Frances Harris, Mr. Rodney Harris, of Valdosta Georgia. Mr. Ozzie Harris of Fitzgerald Georgia, and Mr. Willie C. Harris Jr. of Ocilla Georgia. One grandchild, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews cousins, relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Mr. Willie Howard Harris will be held on Saturday May 14th 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ocilla city cemetery with Minister Kelvin Young officiating. Mr. Harris will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla from Friday morning 10:00a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mrs. Izona Mizell Ross

Izona RossFriends of the Late Mrs. Izona Mizell Ross will regret to learn of her death on Friday morning at her home in Ocilla Georgia. Mrs. Ross is survived by her children: Ms. Wanda Ross, Mr. Terry Ross, Mr. Roosevelt Ross Jr., Ms. Victoria Ross, Mr. Shannon Ross, Mr. Michael Ross, Mr. Winfred Ross, Ms. Thelma Ross, Ms. Vivian Ross, and Mr. Brad Ross all of Ocilla Georgia. Sisters: Mrs. Teresa Carroll of Tifton Georgia, Mrs. Wylene Ross of Ocilla Georgia, Mrs. Iona Lee of Tifton Georgia, Mrs. Pearl Brown of Moultrie Georgia, Mrs. Leona Lampkin of Tifton Georgia. Brothers: Mr. Joe Walker, Mr. Willie Walker and Mr. Eddie Walker all of Tifton Georgia. Mr. James Walker of Omega Georgia. One Uncle Mr. Alphonso Fuller of Ocilla Georgia. Special cousins, Mrs. Ruth Baker and Mr. Willie C. Jones. 23 grandchildren, 4 Great grandchildren, a host on nieces nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Izona Mizell Ross will be held on Saturday May 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. from the Empowerment Temple church of God by Faith at 601 North Oak street where the pastor Rev. Kenneth Moore will officiate, Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery. Mrs. Ross will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla from Friday morning 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday morning 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mrs. Ludell Jenkins Hall

LudellHallWith sincere sympathy the Davis funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death and funeral services for the late Mrs. Ludell Jenkins Hall of Ocilla.

Mrs. Hall is survived by Two sisters: Mrs. Mary Young and Mrs. Flora Nell Gaskins of Ocilla Georgia.Aunt: Mrs. Rebecca Deberry Graham of Detroit Mich; daughter in law: Mrs. Betty Minitz Jenkins of Miami Fla. Two grand children: Ms. Jennifer Jenkins and Ms. Ronda Jenkins both of Miami Fla. Several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces nephews cousin relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ludell Jenkins Hall will be held on Saturday April 23, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. from the Pleasant Grove 1st Baptist church located at 215 East 7th Street in Ocilla Georgia. The pastor Rev. James C. Curtis will officiate, interment will follow in the Ocilla cemetery on Valdosta Ave, in Ocilla. Mrs. Hall will lie in state from Friday morning 10:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Davis Funeral Home in Ocilla and Saturday morning at the church until the Funeral hour. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements. 

Mr. Patrick Johnson

Patrick JohnsonWith sincere sympathy the Davis Funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death and funeral services for the late Mr. Patrick Johnson of Sylva North Carolina.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his children: TJ Johnson, Zaiden Johnson and Jazmin Johnson all of Sylva N.C. Sisters; Ms. Lea Johnson of Valdosta Georgia, and Ms. Jasmine Hall of Jacksonville Fla. Aunts; Ms. Willie Mae Johnson of Hahira Georgia, Ms. Rosie Mae Johnson of New Bedford, Ma. and Ms. Hattie Marie Johnson of Dorchester, Ma. Cousins: Mrs. Learlene Mobley and Mr. Adam Johnson of Fitzgerald Georgia, and Ms. Brenda Wynn of Ocilla Georgia. Also a host of cousins, nieces, nephews aunts, uncles, relatives and sorrowing friend. Funeral services for Mr. Patrick Johnson will be held on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. from the Empowerment Temple Church of God by Faith located at 601 North Oak Street in Ocilla where the Rev. Kenneth Moore is pastor. Bishop Ulysee Williams will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the Ocilla cemetery on North Oak Street.

Mr. Johnson will Lie in state on Friday April 29th from 10:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla and at the church on Saturday until the funeral hour. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of All arrangements. 

Mr. Terry Lamar Ford

terry fordThe Davis funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death and funeral services for Mr. Terry Lamar Ford of Columbus Georgia. 

Mr. Ford is survived by his father, Mr. Charles W. Ford of Chester Pete Va. Mrs. Grandmother, Mrs. Maggie Ford of Rex Georgia.  His siblings Mrs. Debbie Cobb of Ocilla Ga., Mr. Charles Ford of Columbus Ga. and Mr. Randy McFadden of Queens New York.  Aunts, Mrs. Connie Anderson of Fitzgerald Ga. Mrs. LA Faye Hall of Ocilla Ga. Mrs. Lois Wynn and Mrs. Carolyn Young of Ocilla Georgia.  Mrs. Cassie George and Mrs. Lennie Brown both of Atlanta Ga.  Uncles Mr. Harry McFadden of Perry Ga. Mr. Jerry McFadden of Warner Robins Ga. Mr. Marvin McFadden of Miami Fla. Mr. Hayward Ford and Mr. Calvin Ford both of Rex Ga. a host of Nieces, Nephews cousins relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Terry Lamar Ford will be held on Saturday March 26, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. from the Pleasant Grove 1st. Baptist church at 215 East 7th. Street Ocilla Georgia where the Rev. James C. Curtis the pastor will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Ocilla Cemetery.  Mr. Ford will lie in state at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla from Friday morning 10:00 until 7:00 P.M. and at the church on Saturday until the funeral hour.  The Davis Funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all arrangements.

Mrs. Annette Reid Edwards

Annette EdwardsWith sincere sympathy, the Davis funeral home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death of the late Mrs. Annette Reid Edwards of 216 West Cargile Road of Ocilla. Mrs. Edwards is survived by her children, Mrs. Monica Wynn of Valdosta Georgia, Mrs. Shonivia Martin of Stone Mountain Georgia, Mr. Kendrick Edwards and Mr. Tarus Edwards both of Ocilla Georgia. Four Grand children; Three sisters Ms. Ola Mae ReidMs. Wilma Jean Reid and Ms. Patrica Reid of Ocilla Georgia. One brother Mr. Alfred Reid of Ocilla Georgia, a host of Neices, nephews, Aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Annette Reid Edwards will be held on Saturday March 19, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. from the Midway Baptist Church highway 32 East (Holt community) where the Rev. Al Keith Milton is pastor. The Rev. Ruben Speights, pastor of the Greater Destiny church of Douglas Georgia will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery.

Mrs. Edwards will lie in state from Friday morning 10:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Davis funeral home in Ocilla and at the church on Saturday morning 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 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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