Genevieve Rolph


Genevieve Rolph

Dec. 20, 1938 - Dec. 15, 2011

Genevieve Carol Rolph died Dec. 15, 2011, at her home. She was 72. Carol was born on Dec. 20, 1938, in Los Angeles to Genevieve and Wesley Streeter.

Carol dedicated her career to education and spent 21 years teaching at Blue Ridge Elementary School. While at Blue Ridge, she formed many close, long-lasting bonds with colleagues and students. Carol belonged to the Baha'i faith and enjoyed the companionship of the Baha'i Community in Walla Walla. She also had a love of travel and learning about different cultures.

Carol was married to the late Harold Eugene Rolph, Jr. and is survived by her sister, Barbara Garland; children, Gregory Rolph, Barbara Tate, Douglas Rolph and Elizabeth Gaines; and grandchildren, Christopher Cavazos, Brandon Cavazos, Elizabeth Cavazos, Trevor
Gaines, Madeline Cavazos, Caylyn Rolph-Tate and Megan Gaines. In addition, she leaves behind many close, beloved friends.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery. Immediately following the service a reception will be hosted at Blue Ridge Elementary School, 1150 W. Chestnut, Walla Walla. Memorial contributions may be made to Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center Special Needs Fund or Walla Walla Community Hospice through the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at


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