Rochelle Renee "Chelle" Simms



Rochelle Renee “Chelle” Simms, 32, was born on May 15, 1984 to parents David and Cris Simms in Biloxi, MS. She was the middle child, one of three daughters. Rochelle is survived by her parents, David and Cris Simms; her oldest sister, Eleshia Simms-Klock; brother-in-aw Benjamin Klock; youngest sister Andrea Simms; and nephews Tyler, Aiden, Gabriel, Jonah, and Lucas Klock.

Rochelle graduated with distinguished Honors from Stafford Senior High School. She was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking, and loved animals. Rochelle loved living in Downtown Fredericksburg, where she could enjoy visiting the Farmers Market or could take a stroll thru an antique shop. She loved spending time with her family, meeting new people, and was a great friend to all!

A celebration of Rochelle’s life will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Covenant Funeral Service, 4801 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, Va. 22408. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Rochelle’s memory can be made to the Fredericksburg SPCA or to the US Autism & Asperger Association Rochelle was a huge fan of animals and an amazing activist for her disability.