Rochelle Cato Delley
Rochelle Cato Delley 77, of Hearne departed this life on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in College Station. Visitation was held from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 23 at Glenn Mack Funeral Home.
A celebration of life was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 24 at New Elam Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.
Rochelle was laid to rest at Greater Riverside Cemetery.
Rochelle was born January 23, 1937 to Jerome Robert Delley and Minnie Scruggs in Hearne. He is survived by three children Bruchelle, Rochelle Jr., and Coella. 13 grandchildren; Tony Owens, Jr., Britani Lopez. Bruchelle Delley Jr., Shayla Delley, Ashley Ford, Derika Ford, Lauren Delley, Julian Delley, Jacob Delley, Rachel Delley, NaToya Brown, Anthony Brown Jr., and Tamara Conkleton. 4 great grandchildren; Briana Edwards, Jaden Mack, Soreonne Tennel, and Ashton Mallard. Brother: Frank T. Delley and sisters: Minnie Yarbrough, and Ella Nunn.
Graduated from Blackshear High School the house that Rochelle lived in he built with his own hands even though he had never built a house before.
He was given many talents: earned a private pilot license, drove cross country trucks, operated heavy equipment, operated a gravel pit and was a proficient drawer.
Arrangements and care for Rochelle Delley have been entrusted to Glenn Mack Funeral Home of Hearne.