Rebecca Jean Bland LaRocque
Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Jean Bland LaRocque will be held 12 noon Saturday, December 18, 2021, in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. George McMinn officiating. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery near Medina. Visitation will be held Friday, December 17, 2021, from 12 noon until 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. LaRocque, 75, passed away Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Rebecca Jean was born in Madison County to the late Willie S. Bland and Elvie Mae Alford Bland. Rebecca Jean loved crafts & crochet. She also loved her family, her dogs, and traveling.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kevin Lapka; siblings, Albert Bland, Clyde Bland, Katie Bland Allbritton; sister-in-law, Martha Bland; nephews, Chuck Bland and Eddie Bland.
Rebecca Jean is survived by her husband of 35 years, William “Bill” LaRocque; daughter, Yonnie Pickard and husband Bobby Joe; brothers, Bobby Bland, Thomas Bland, William Bland and wife Connie, Carmen Bland and wife Susan, Kenny Bland and wife Beth; granddaughter, Lindsey Pickard; great-grandson Colton Lee Pickard; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Those honoring her as pallbearers will be: Daryl Bland, Scottie Bland, Mark Bland, Donnie Bland, Randy Bland, Bobby Joe Pickard, Bobby Bland, Jr., Barry Bland. Honorary pallbearers will be her nieces and nephews.