With sadness in our heart the Davis Funeral Home of Ocilla Georgia announces the death and home going services for Deacon David Anderson Ross Sr. Born August 21, 1947 in Irwin county to the late William and Viola Goolsby Ross. Deacon Ross departed this life on Thursday evening March 31, 3017 at Pruitt health Care center in Ocilla Georgia. At an early age he join the church of God by Faith in Ocilla where he served as a faithful deacon until his health failed. As a young man he met and married the love of his life: Mrs. Sadie Campbell Ross aka "Mae". Deacon Ross leaves to cherish his memories: His wife of 52 lovely years, Sis. Sadie Mae Ross of Ocilla Georgia, Children: David (Dalia) Ross of Glennville Georgia, Ms. Debera Askew of Fitzgerald, Mrs. Jennifer Smith of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mr. Steven (Jody) Ross of Wray Georgia, Mr. Jhalesa (Octavia) Williams of Warner Robins Georgia, and Mrs. Denise Laster of Ocilla Georgia. Sibling: Mr. Clarence (Inette) Ross of Ocilla Georgia, Mr. William Ross of Fitzgerald Georgia, Mrs. Blondell Tucker and Mrs. Ruby Arnold of Ocilla Georgia. Two special brother -in-laws: Mr. Danny (Debra) Richardson of Ocilla Georgia and Mr. Jermaine Richardson. 18 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren a host of nieces nephews cousins relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Deacon David Anderson Ross Sr. will be held on Sunday April 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. from the empower temple church of God by Faith located at 601 North Oak Street in Ocilla where the pastor Rev. Kenneth Moore will delivery the eulogy. Rev. Frank Robinson will officiate, Interment will follow in the Ocilla city cemetery. Deacon Ross will lie in state from Friday morning 10:00 until 7:00 p.m. and Sunday morning 10:00 until 1:30 p.m. and at the church until the funeral hour. The family will receive friends at the neighborhood center at 420 North Oak Street after the committal service for repass. The Davis funeral home of Ocilla has charge of all Arrangements.
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