Laura Jo Rocco

February 12, 1948 ~ November 2, 2018 (age 70)


Mrs. Laura Jo (Council) Rocco, age 70 of Panacea, Florida, passed away Thursday November 2, 2018.
Mrs. Rocco was born in Tallahassee, Florida to her late parents: Owen R. Council and Alice E. (Jones) Council.

Laura loved the beach, the water and everything about the ocean. She adored her five grandchildren and couldn't eat enough boiled peanuts. Laura and husband Rocky volunteered every Sunday at Edan Springs Church Service.
Mrs. Rocco is survived by her husband Rocky A Rocco III of Panacea, Florida; sons: Randy (Becky) Owen of Austin, Texas, Woolley Sanders of Crawfordville, Florida; sisters: Judy (Council) Duprey of Woodville, Florida, Beverly (Don) (Council) Mullis of Crawfordville, Florida; and five grandchildren: Ashlynn Owen, Brooke Owen, Colton Sanders, Savannah Sanders, and Kempton Sanders.
Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Council Reunion Shelter Farm House, 3575 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 23237, (1.7 miles South of the Wakulla Co. courthouse). Arrangements are under the care and direction of Forbes Funeral & Cremation Services, 2758 Coastal Hwy., Crawfordville, Florida 32327. 850-926-4407. Please sign the online guestbook at

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