May 1, 1941 - March 10, 2021
Roxella “Rosie” Smith was born on May 1, 1941, in Leefield, Georgia, to Joe Brown and Effie Mae Smith. She received her education through the Bulloch County Public schools. At an early age, she joined Jerusalem A.M.E church where she served on the Stewardess Board and was a member of the Willing Workers Club. Rosie worked for many years as a nanny and homemaker, she enjoyed traveling, working in puzzle books, baking, cooking for her family and talking on the phone to family and friends. Rosie was truly one of a kind, she loved and cared for everyone, especially her family. Rosie made her heavenly transition on March 10, 2021 under the care of Haven Hospice in Orange Park, Florida, surrounded by her loving family. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. Rosie leaves her memories be to cherished by: her Loving Daughter & Caretaker, Janis Smith; Granddaughter, Brittany Smith; Grandson, Jartavis Smith; Great-Granddaughter, Emare White; of Middleburg, Florida, 2 Sisters-in-law, Mae Liza Smith of Brooklet, GA and Glennis Smith of Statesboro, GA. 2 Goddaughters, Shirley Page and Cassie Odum: Godson, Billy Sandifer; and a host of loving family and friends. Family visitation will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Hill’s Mortuary, Inc. from the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Graveside funeral services and burial will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Jerusalem A.M. E. Church with the Rev. Frankie L. Owens, officiating. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing will be enforced at the graveside services. We ask that you adhere to all CDC guidelines. Final rites have been entrusted to Hill’s Mortuary, Inc.
Roxella “Rosie” Smith was born on May 1, 1941, in Leefield, Georgia, to Joe Brown and Effie Mae Smith. She received her education through the Bulloch County Public schools. At an early age, she joined Jerusalem A.M.E church where... View Obituary & Service Information
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