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Appalachian Funeral Services
Friday November 4th, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Appalachian Funeral Services
Friday November 4th, 2022
2:00pm

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Graveside Service

Fairview Memorial Gardens
Friday November 4th, 2022

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Lula Belle Rochester

Lula Belle Rochester, age 86 and a life-long resident of Jackson County, passed away in her home surrounded by family on November 2, 2022. She was born on October 15, 1936, to the late, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Cabe Frady and William Thad Frady Sr.

Belle married Alvin "Junior" Rochester and they were happily married for many wonderful years. She enjoyed participating in church. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Dillsboro. She also loved gardening and raising her grandchildren & great-grandchildren.

Belle is survived by her loving husband, Alvin; daughters, Evelyn Burch (David Sr), Barbara Anders {Jerry), Elizabeth Hill (Stanley}; brother, William Thad Frady Jr (Sue); sister, Polly Martin; grandchildren, David Burch Jr (Becky) , Jamie Burch, Penny Hill Taylor (Zachary); great -grandchildren, Daniel Burch, Mason Wyatt Taylor, DaKoda James Taylor, Sadie Lee Smith, Brantley Radder, Blake Radder; special friends, Louise Hill, Kathy Stiles, Dee Estes, Paulane Jones; and many other beloved friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lizzy and Thad, brothers, Bud and Carl, sisters, Alva, Edna, Eula, Helen, Mary Sue, and son-in-law, Stanley.

The family will receive friends from 1:00PM–2:00PM, on Friday, November 4, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva, with a Funeral Service at 2:00PM. Revs. Tommy Ashe and David Burch, officiating.   Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.


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Guestbook

Evelyn, Barbara, and Libby,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was kind and caring anytime I saw her.
I’m praying for God to comfort you. Love you all.

Pauline Beck Nov 7 2022 4:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Cindy Dills Robertson Nov 6 2022 5:29 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss, I loved going to see Belle and taking Andy & Krystle to seeing her. She loved spoiling the kids.

Margie Pettigrew Stephans Nov 5 2022 11:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Roy and Wilma Young Nov 4 2022 7:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Robyn Crawford Nov 4 2022 4:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Gary Gunter Nov 4 2022 2:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Betty Dishman Nov 4 2022 12:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

Karen Jones Frady Nov 4 2022 11:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lula Rochester

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