Lottie Frances McClellan married Jesse Cozart January 11, 1924. She and Jesse leased land from the Miller Ranch and from Elijah Shanklin McClellan, her father, until Jesse died August 1, 1961. In their 37 years of marriage, they raised a family of three children, Frances LaVerne Cozart, (b. October 25, 1924) Mary Helen Cozart, (b. January 20, 1927) and Jesse Kenneth Cozart, (b. June 6, 1929), while farming in the Hill Community of Coleman County, Texas.