Rochelle Ruffin
1944 - 2017
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Rochelle C. Ruffin, known by most as Claudia passed away peacefully in her sleep at Aperian Care Nursing facility on March 18, 2017. She was born in Gary, Indiana on September 22, 1944 to Grover and Alta Ruffin who preceded her in death. She is survived by four daughters, Ingrid Jones-Ross, Maria Harris, Lori (Curtis) Clark-Baines and Earline Clark. Also surviving are siblings Louis (Darlene) Ruffin, Michael (Marcella) Ruffin, Paul (Marion) Ruffin, Maxine Wilson and Janet Feagin, extended family, Arthur Jones, Albert Clark, Tracey Dixon, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren along with a host of nephews and nieces. Throughout her life her love for her family and friends never wavered. Visitation Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 12- 8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral service Tuesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Southlake Worship Center 3440 W. 61st Ave. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 28, 2017.
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April 7, 2017
To the Ruffin family and the Jones family you have my heartfelt sympathy. Claudia went to schoool with me I know her ex-husband Arthur and his children in his behalf, and the class of 1962, I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences. May God bless you and your family. Rest in peace Claudia.
Hazel Kimble
April 6, 2017
My sincerest condolences to the family.

May your treasured memories and the drawing close to Almighty God in prayer comfort and strengthen you during this most difficult time.

March 30, 2017
We are sorry for your lost of Rochelle...We are praying for God's strength, peace and comfort at this time in your life...God bless you...
Sheila Jacob
March 29, 2017
To the Ruffin and extended family...

Claudia was my friend and sister-in-law forever. She was loved dearly. Weep some but rejoice more.

"Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God."(Rev 3.2)

My condolences to all. May God bless and keep you in his bosom!
Clarence Bowens
March 29, 2017
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Bob Ware
March 29, 2017

May God give you and your family strength. You have our sympathy, condolences and prayers, in the loss of your Mother.
Dan & Tamra
March 29, 2017
You and your family have my deepest condolences.To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord!! Sis Felicia Trice..
felicia trice
March 28, 2017
My sympathy and condolences to Claudia's children, grandchildren, brothers and sister in the loss of Claudia. May God give you strength and love during your darkest hours. Love you all.
Carmelita Jones
March 28, 2017
Condolences to your family. May God give you strength to endure this loss.
Alvenia Bruce
March 28, 2017
Arthur, Prudy, Joy and Family - You have our heartfelt condolences in the transition of your Beloved Claudia! May the fond memories sustain you in the months to come.
Daisy and Jimmie Curtis
March 28, 2017
My condolences and prayer for the Ruffin family. Trust in the Lord He will give you strength.
Grace Nell Wilson-Shannon
March 28, 2017

Condolences to the family of Rochelle Ruffin. May God's Peace, Understanding; and the precious memories of your loved one sustain and carry you throughout your bereavement period.

God's continued Blessings and prayers to each of you.

Lynette 'Nettie" Mickens
RHS Class of '68
Lynette Batiste
March 28, 2017
My condolences to the family of Claudia. I am so sorry for your loss. We were friends at Roosevelt High School. I am so glad to have been in her life.
Josephine Taylor-Moore
March 28, 2017
Sincere prayers and condolences to your entire family in the loss of your loved one. May God's love sustain you and restore your joy and peace.
Linda B Robinson
March 28, 2017
TO: Michael & Family;

May God give you all the strength to make it through this test. We go back to many years ago in Delaney.
Percy, Norma, & Alex Daniels
Percy Daniels
March 28, 2017
Mom I miss u terribly always in my heart . Rest in Heaven. Your baby girl Earline.
Earline Clark
March 28, 2017
May we send our condolences to the family. And may the God of tender merices give you and your family strength and comfort at this time
March 28, 2017
Correction: Funeral services are Wednesday, March 29.
March 28, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
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