Rochell M. Pulley
August 3, 1924 – January 30, 2014
ZEBULON – Rochell Mitchell Pulley, 89, went home to her Lord on Thursday. A native of Franklin County she was daughter to the late Festus & Bedie Gay Mitchell. Rochell always had a smile and lived her life to worship God and for her family. She loved gardening and all the children of Zebulon she cared for. Mrs. Rochell made casseroles like nobody else. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jesse Pulley, and 11 siblings.
Funeral service 2 pm, Monday, Zebulon United Methodist Church with interment to follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by her children, Marty Pulley (Lynn) of Zebulon, Frankie Pulley (Teresa) of Wendell, Angie Pulley Fowler (Bobby) of Zebulon, grandchildren, Chris Pulley (Joey), Bobby Perry, Jr. (Amanda), Jonathan Pulley (Nicole), Jeremy Pulley, Jarrett Pulley, Justin Pulley (Tiffany), Anna-Maria Pulley, a grandchild in her heart, Cecilia Eikerberg and 8 great grandchildren.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Zebulon United Methodist Church Preschool.
Visitation 2-3:30 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net