AAFA #0161

1919 VA – 2002 LA




New Orleans, LA—21 November 2002


            Gladys Alford Rockhold, age 83 yrs., at her home on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 7:40 AM. Beloved wife of the late Ray Edward Rockhold, whom she was married to for 61 years and died within 47 hours after his death. [He died Monday, November 18, from SSDI and his obituary published November 19.]

            Mother of John Charles Rockhold, Thomas Richard Rockhold [AAFA #0616] of Plano, TX, Jane Charlotte Haydel, Carol Sue Rockhold and the late Robert Edward Rockhold. Mother-in-law of Nancy Lincks Rockhold and Craig David Haydel. Grandmother of David Charles Rockhold and wife, Christy, Sean Edward Rockhold, Mandi Rockhold of Plano, TX, Jeff Edward Haydel and wife, Judy of Starkville, MS and Cynthia Dawn Haydel. Great grandmother of Isabella Faye Rockhold.

            Graveside services for both Mr. & Mrs. Rockhold were held from Garden of Memories on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 3:00 PM. Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 4127 S. Claiborne Ave., in charge of arrangements. Information: 821-8411.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records do not list her death. From AAFA records, she was born 28 Dec 1919 in VA, the daughter of James Edward Alford and Bessie Viola Jory.

            Her lineage, from AAFA records: Gladys Jane 1919 VA1, James Edward 1877 GA2, James Needham 1855 GA3, John W. 1831 GA4, Needham 1785 NC5.