Jacklyn “Miss Jackie” Vera Ferol, 96, of Panama City, died Dec. 13, 2008.
She had been a resident of Panama City for 15 years, moving there from Ebro. She was Baptist by faith and a talented seamstress. She was the owner and operator of the Corral Restaurant in Ebro. She was instrumental in the development of Highway 20 from Highway 79 to Highway 231 and also in the establishment of Ebro as a municipality. She also served on the Ebro City Council and helped to establish Ebro Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph H. and Pearlie Mae Miller Strickland; brothers, Broward, Lester, Jamie and Coy Strickland; sisters, Mallie Sanders and Ila Blair; and special niece, Jackie Blair.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Coatney of Panama City; son, Joe Ferolito of Tallahassee; granddaughters, Trish Phillips and Pam Elliott of Fort Worth, Texas; grandsons, Frank Coatney Jr. of Panama City and Joey Ferolito of Dallas, Texas; 10 great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren, five nieces and one nephew.
Funeral services were held Dec. 17 in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Key officiating, with a graveside service at the Ebro Cemetery.
Those desiring to may make contributions to Cedar Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 2608 East 15th Street, Panama City, FL 32405, in memory of Jacklyn Vera Ferol.
Wilson Funeral Home