Zettie Swartstrom


      Zettie Dean Swartstrom, born February 11th, 1941 in Grubs, Arkansas, passed away December 1st, 2018 at her home in Sebring, Florida with her family by her side.

   Zettie retired from G.M. Flint Truck Plant in 1991. She then moved to Grassy Key, Florida with her husband, James, where they enjoyed fishing, traveling, and time with family. In 2005, hurricane Wilma hit them hard and that’s when they moved to Sebring.

    Zettie leaves 3 sons, Cary North, Gary & Sally North, and Willie & Tina North, 1 daughter, Melody Pellett, step-children Heidi & Bob Rodriquez, Val and Doug Pontious, Jack & Michelle Swartstrom, & Krista Howe. She also leaves 10 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 11 step-great-grandchildren,  and 1 great-great-grandchild. She also leaves 2 brothers, Willie and Gary Riley, 2 sisters, Sandy Phelps and Ruthann Wohl and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim, her parents Lucille and Marvin Riley and her brother Marvin J. Riley.

    Cremation has taken place at Swann’s Funeral Home.  A memorial service to be announced at a later date.

We will honor Zettie  at Social Hour ( which Zettie loved to attend) on Saturday, Dec. 15th.

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