The family of Betty (Dale) Rocha, age 88, of Decatur, will host a celebration to honor her on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center.
Mrs. Rocha, who died Friday, March 22, 2019, at Riverside Assisted Living was born April 26, 1930, in Rochelle, IL to James Fred Dale and Nellie Allen Dale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel M. Rocha, her parents, two brothers, Junior and Chuck, grandson, Austin, and daughter-in-law, Pamela Rocha. Mrs. Rocha was an elementary school teacher.
She is survived by one son, Tim Rocha; two daughters, Mary Rocha and Betsy Rocha-Weaver (Jere); brother, Jimmy Dale; sister, Doris Brinker (John); four grandchildren, Lauren Codding, Jennifer Codding, Manuel M. "Manny" Rocha, III, and Carrington Johnson; great-grandchild, Austin Johnson; and numerous nephews and nieces.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, P. O. Box 2745, Decatur, AL 35602, or Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson's, 1009 Line Street, N.E., Decatur, AL 35601.