Zeffie Rozier

Zeffie Louise McSwain Rozier

Mrs. Zeffie Louise McSwain Rozier, 79, died early Friday morning (May 10, 2019) at Memorial Health in Jacksonville, FL after an extended illness.

She was a native of Brantley County, but she lived most of her life in Darien as a homemaker and member of Darien Church of God. Zeffie was formerly employed by Todd Grant Elementary School in Darien, Speed’s Kitchen in Shellman Bluff, and she owned and operated Granny Mac’s Kitchen at Wild Bill’s Auction in Nahunta.

Zeffie is preceded in death by her parents, Henry Howell and Roxie Wyatt Howell; her first husband, Willie McSwain; her second husband, Preston Rozier; 8 siblings, Miram Crews, Tom Howell, Mabel Griffin, Evie Howell, Lottie Higginbotham, Lester Howell, Corrine Gunter and Julie Gunter.; and one daughter, Theresa Clark.

Survivors include three children, Peggy Drury of Blackshear, Timothy McSwain (Annette) of Townsend and Joseph McSwain (Melissa) of Waycross; son-in-law, Rusty Clark of Townsend; six grandchildren, Adrian “A.J.” Drury (Anna), Jesse Drury (Amy), Russ Clark, Roxanne McKenzie (James), Zachary McSwain and Nathan McSwain; 10 great grandchildren, Angel, Mahalie and Morgan Clark, Madison McKenzie, Corey, Jeremy, Bryce, Jackson and Tyler Drury, Mackenn Drury; one great great grandchild, Joshua Clark; two sisters, Lorraine Dixon and Marie Strickland both of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday (May 14, 2019) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Piney Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.