September 25, 2006
Mrs. Ollie Bell Barlar Rochelle, 89, died Monday, September 25, 2006 at her residence on Parish Hollow RD.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Tommy Hagewood and Terry Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Locust Street Church of Christ, 108 S. Locust St, Mt. Pleasant, Tn 38474. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com.
The Giles County native was the daughter of the late Isaac Leonard Barlar, Sr. and Cora Etna Trice Barlar. On March 11, 1939 she married Howard Pike Rochelle, Sr. who preceded her in death February 12, 1992. Mrs. Rochelle was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, quilting and crossword puzzles. She was a member of Locust Street Church of Christ where she regularly attended the Wednesday morning Ladies Bible Class.
She is survived by six daughters; Bonnie Bassheim of Culleoka, Doris (David) Brodrick of Martin, Sara (Foy) Walker and Linda Rochelle both of Lewisburg, Evelyn (James) Burgett of Mt. Pleasant, Beverly (Tony) Groms of Columbia; two sons, Howard P. (Betty) Rochelle, Jr. and Ralph W. Rochelle both of Columbia; two step-daughters, Katherine Pullen of Columbia, Sue Reynolds of Dallas, Texas; one step-son, Bobby (Era) Rochelle of Columbia, twenty-three grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-greeat grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Bart Bassham; a step-son, Ernest Rochelle; a brother, Isaac Leonard Barlar, Jr., and a sister, Elva Mae Rinks.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Mike Bassham, David Brodrick, Jr., Keith Rocheelle, Jimmy Burgett, Dennis Grooms, Christopher Rochelle, Joshua Grooms, Eddie Pullen, Larry Reynolds, and Tim Rochelle. Honorary pallbearers will be members, elders and deacons of Locust Street Church of Christ.