Hazel Davidson Rochester

June 13, 1931October 2, 2020

Hazel Davidson Rochester, 89 of Montevallo passed away Friday, October 1, 2020, at her home in Montevallo.

Mrs. Rochester was a member of Montevallo First United Methodist Church. She, along with her late husband, Harvey Rochester, owned Rochester’s Department Store for over 45 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Harmon and Ola Gilbert Davidson; brothers and sisters, Hillmon, Hardy, Pete, and Jack Davidson, Elizabeth Myers, Bonnie Compton, and Minnie Claire Beasley.

She is survived by her son, Joel (Jerrie); granddaughter, Jennifer Hays; grandson, Jonathan Rochester; great-granddaughter, Ava Hays; great-grandson, Harvey Hays; and sister, Sue Myrick.

Funeral services will be held graveside at Montevallo City Cemetery, Sunday, Oct 4, 2020, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Lawton Higgs officiating.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to the Children’s Hospital of Alabama or Breast Cancer Research.


  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, October 4, 2020


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Kathy Yancy

October 5, 2020

Mrs Rochester was always smiling and happy when she came to visit me at the drive thru at her bank. Her family are some wonderful loving people which I know they learned from her. She was a great neighbor to my sister always willing to help her whenever she needed anything she will be truly missed in the montevallo community.

Janice White

October 4, 2020

Such a precious lady. She welcomed my daughter Raven White Rochester (Jonathan's wife) into the family with open arms and treated her like a granddaughter. She will be missed by so many. Heaven has another beautiful Angel.

Sheila Roper

October 3, 2020

What a great loss of a fine woman and dear friend. She always looked for the good in others . Loved her Family.
What a blessing Hazel was to all.


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