Rochelle Kirkman Lewis

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Rochelle Kirkman Lewis, 51 of Bradenton, Florida passed away on October 17, 2016. Rochelle was born on March 14, 1965 in Bedford, Indiana. She graduated from Manatee High School in 1983 and went on to graduate from the University of Florida. Rochelle spent most of her career in the Banking Industry. She enjoyed golfing, family, going to the beach, and traveling. Rochelle, Mike and Ellie spent this summer traveling to Vermont, Atlanta and Niagara Falls visiting friends and relatives. She is survived by her parents, Tim Kirkman of Bradenton and Ramona Sullivan Bivens of Davie, Florida, husband, Mike of Bradenton, her daughters Shelby (Tom) Foth and Ellie Lewis, of Bradenton, her sons Tyler (Kayle) Small and Chase Lewis of Bradenton, her brothers Jody (Donna) Kirkman and Jackie (Candy) Kirkman of Bradenton, her grandchildren William Froth and Paisley Small of Bradenton, and many loved cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family. Visitation will be held Friday, October 21st from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Shannon Funeral Home Westview Chapel, 5610 Manatee Ave. W, Bradenton. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at 2:00pm at Palma Sola Presbyterian Church, 6510 3rd Avenue W. Bradenton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to TideWell Hospice, Inc., 3355 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34205. Condolences for the family may be made online at

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Bradenton, FL 34209
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Published in The Bradenton Herald on Oct. 19, 2016
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