Lorna Mae Acoba, 58, of Panama City, Florida passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Covenant Care Hospice.
She was born on August 14, 1960 in Fort Benning, Georgia and was Catholic by faith. She is the daughter of Major Primo Acoba, Sr. (Ret.) and wife, Rita.
Lorna is survived by her brother, Primo Acoba, Jr. and his wife, Connie; her sisters, Cynthia Ropa and husband, Mike, Edwina McLane and husband, Dunkin, and Jeanette Friend and husband, Rodney; nephews, Steven Martin and wife, Caroline, and Samuel McLane; nieces Katelyn Friend, and Julia McLane; and her love, David Byrd, as well as a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Lorna graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University in Social Work. Three weeks before graduation from FSU, she was granted a job with the Florida Division of Youth Services and later served as a Parole Officer with the Florida Department of Corrections for 20 years. Lorna also worked at Nextel/Sprint and most recently General Dynamics Information Technology.
As President of the Panama City Jaycees, Lorna was honored by the Florida State Jaycees as a lifetime Senator. She also loved to sing and was a member of the Harmony Shore Chorus.
Services will be held at St. John Catholic the Evangelist Church on 1008 Fortune Avenue at 11:00am on Tuesday, September 4th with Father Kevin McQuone officiating.
Interment will follow at Lynn Haven Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Sunday, September 2nd at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Covenant Hospice, 107 w 19thStreet, Panama City, 32401.
Arrangements by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemeteries