Rozell Lawson Josey

Rozell Lawson Josey

Rozell Lawson Josey

April 07, 1929~May 04, 2024

Rozell Lawson Josey, Age 95 passed away May 4, 2024 peacefully with family by her side.

Rozell was born with a twin sister in Baker, Florida to Hamp and Mamie Lawson on April 7, 1929. She attended Escambia Farms Schools, where she and her sister (Roshell) played girls basketball. According to Rozell they were the best players! She worked with Monsanto for over 30 years. After retiring she worked for Ken’s Pawn Shop and later bought the business from Ken, Before finally retiring for good.

Rozell is predeceased by her husband, Roland D. Josey, Sr., her parents, Hamp and Mamie Lawson, her brothers, Roy and Horace Lawson, her sisters, Bertha Dawson, her twin, Roshell York and Vera Asbel. Also, her grandson, Jeff Blocker.

Rozell is survived by her sister, Varah Moore,  her daughters, Gloria (Dave) Conner, Bobbie (Randy) Smith; her Son, Phil (Lori) Bozeman, her son, Danny (Angie) Josey and her Daughter, Marie (Brett) House along with eight grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 beginning at 2:00 p.m. from The Chapel of Brackney Funeral Service with Brett House and Patrick Riffle speaking. Burial to follow at Live Oak Park Memorial Cemetery in Crestview, Florida. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Gentiva Hospice staff for their love and care of their mother. Especially a special thank you to Tennille and Gia.

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Linda Brown

May 7, 2024, 1:10 am

Marie I am so sorry for your loss, praying for you during this time. Love and hugs my sweet friend.
Linda Brown

Marie Stewart

May 7, 2024, 8:51 am

Bobbie, we are so sorry to hear of your momma’s passing. Such a blessing to have her in your life for so many years. Please know you are in our prayers.

Mitzi Barcus

May 7, 2024, 5:35 pm

We are praying for comfort, mercy and grace that only God can give! I didn’t know your mom Bobbi, but I know you loved and took very good care of her!
Love and prayers,
Mike and Mitzi Barcus

Kevin and Sonya Mccoy

May 7, 2024, 5:43 pm

so sorry for your loss
Love yall

Paula Adams

May 9, 2024, 3:36 pm

Danny and family, I sure missed your Dad when he passed(RD), and got to know Rozelle over the years. She was truly a beautiful lady and will be missed by all who knew her. My deepest sympathy for your loss. Heaven gained another child of God the instant she left us. Love & prayers for all of you.

Donna Jean Lucas

May 10, 2024, 4:45 am

I will miss her. Sadly i tried to find her after she left from Roberts road, we were neighbors. My sincerest condolence to her remaining family.

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