OBITUARY

Lora Rochelle

August 22, 1930March 20, 2019

On March 20, 2019, Mrs. Lora Grace Rochelle died at the age of 88. She passed away at the home of her daughter, Ms. Teri Rochelle Gathings.

Her husband, Kenneth Rochelle preceded in death. Mrs. Rochelle was born in Dallas, TX. on August 22, 1930 to the parents of M.T Ryan and Birdie Kelly Ryan of Reagan TX. She graduated from Sunset High School in Dallas TX. in 1948. After graduation, she came to visit her aunt, Mrs. Audrien Hartman where she met Kenneth Rochelle of Marlin, TX. They married in 1950 and continued to live in Marlin, TX until 1954. They move to Dallas, TX and then to Duncanville, TX where they lived until 1987. Upon the death of her husband she moved to her mother's home place in Reagan, TX.

While living in Dallas, she was a secretary for an insurance agency. Upon moving to Reagan, she took over the cattle operation started by her husband. During her 60's she went to work at the Hobby Unit in the mail room.

Mrs. Rochelle is preceded in life by her brother; Mr. Ralph Ryan and sister-in-law, Mrs. Tereasa Ryan; daughter; Ms. Teri Rochelle Gathings; her son, Reese Rochelle; and her grandchildren Ryan Gathings, Reid Gathings, Regan Gathings, and Nicole Rochelle

Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30th at the Waite cemetery in Reagan TX. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Diabetic Association.

  • FAMILY

  • Mrs. Rochelle is preceded in life by her brother; Mr. Ralph
    Ryan and sister-in-law, Mrs. Tereasa Ryan; daughter; Ms. Teri Rochelle
    Gathings; her son, Reese Rochelle; and her grandchildren Ryan
    Gathings, Reid Gathings, Regan Gathings, and Nicole Rochelle

    Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30th at the Waite cemetery in Reagan TX. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to
    the American Cancer Society or the Diabetic Association.

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, March 30, 2019

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