The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at the New Hope Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 East, Montezuma, Georgia, where the Reverend Allen Waters is Pastor. Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church of Montezuma, Georgia, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery, Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Omar Daviyale McDonald was born October 7, 1991 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to Kimberly Smith Davis and Donnie McDonald. At an early age, Omar joined Zion Grove Baptist Church where he served as an usher and a member of the youth choir. He was a 2010 merit and honor graduate of Macon County High School and a junior at the Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. Omar was employed with Wal-Mart in Americus, Georgia. Before being employed with Wal-Mart, he was employed with Harvey’s of Montezuma and Fort Valley. Omar was an exceptional person who enjoyed being with friends and relatives.
Omar, also affectionately known as “Big O”and “Rascal” to his family and friends, leaves a legacy of beautiful memories to his beloved parents; Kimberly Davis (stepfather, Jimmy), Montezuma, Georgia and Donnie McDonald (stepmother, Cassandra Clay), Oglethorpe, Georgia; his beloved brother and sister, Jary Smith, Montezuma, Georgia and Amber Frince, Americus, Georgia; stepbrothers and step sisters, Sean Hinton, Kecia Lee (Coreal) and Sharonda (Javian) Williams; his beloved maternal grandmother, Percella Smith and Willie Harris; his paternal grandparents, Ernest and Oneita McDonald, Oglethorpe, Georgia; step grandmother, Ethel Davis, Oglethorpe, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Agnes M Howard, Ernest (Velma) McDonald, Jr. and Reginald McDonald all of Oglethorpe, Georgia and Jetendra M Lloyd, Perry, Georgia; great aunts and great uncles, Erie Calvin and Robert Smith Americus, Georgia, Elgen (Nancy) Smith, Chicago, Illinois, Annie Harris and Louise Lee both of Montezuma, Georgia, Elizabeth Smith, Albany, Georgia, Francis (Lee Willie) Hayes, Louise Taylor and Ernestine (Joe) Howard all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Theresa Hankerson, Donna Hankerson, Crystal Hankerson, Jannie McDonald, Veradine McDonald, Joyce McDonald, and Jerry Chastine all of Atlanta, Georgia, Pauline Harris (a loving and devoted aunt), and Cassandra ( Samual) Phillips, Columbus, Georgia; step uncles and step aunts, Willie (Barbara) Fulks, Detroit, Michigan, Zettie Davis, Atlanta, Georgia, Moses Davis, Patricia Thomas, Velma Davis, Deborah Green, Jackqueline, all of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Sharon (Michael) Moore, Charlotte, North Carolina, Shirley Williams, Ideal, Georgia, Joyce (Larry) Russell, Montezuma, Georgia Etta M (Joe) Harris, Barbara Ann Fulks and Ruthie Dean Perry all of Detroit, Michigan. His loving and extended family include: his godparents, John and Reatha Lakes; goddaughter, Kaya Waters; two special aunts, Vanecia Johnson and Tangela Cochran; God aunt, Nealie Johnson; God nephew and nieces, Jai Marion, Ja’Meriya Baldwin and Chloe Robinson; special cousins, Rodney and Tyler; his best friends, Martavian Tyrie Mann, Sherman Jarmiles Saffold, Roderick Gerome Haugabook, Alton Andrews, Keondria Monique Mallard, Treffan Roberts and Trawanna McDonald; and a host of other beloved cousins and friends.