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.