Rochelle Arnold Jr. and the former Catherine Chambers were married May 6, 1963, in Shelbyville.
Her father, the late Rev. James R. Chambers, performed the marriage ceremony. Her mother is the late Genevieve Brown Chambers. She graduated from Lincoln Institute in 1961 and received a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from Athens State University. She retired from AT&T in Birmingham, Ala., after 33 years of service.