Jacquelyn Roffler Price was born on November 12, 1924, in Bluffton, Indiana. She died peacefully at the age of 97 years old on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, in Orlando, Florida.
Jackie was preceded in death by her parents Edmond Oliver Roffler and Fannie King Roffler, brothers Rex and Gene Roffler, husband Jack Horace Price, sons Jack “Buzzy” Horace Price, Jr., James “Jimmy” Edmond Price, and granddaughter Jennifer Lee Tegg. Jackie is survived by her daughter Helen Price Tegg (John), daughter-in-law Julie Price Mifsud (Joe), grandchildren Christine Tegg Wheeler (Eric), John Buell Tegg, IV (Ashley), Rachel White (Jose), Mary Paige Price Ferm (Ryan), and great grandchildren Emilia Grace Ferm and Jack Price Ferm.
Jackie moved to Coral Gables, FL as a child. She moved to Orlando, FL to attend Nurse’s Training at Orange Memorial Hospital and then worked there as a Registered Nurse.
Jack and Jackie married on May 7, 1949 and were married for 62 years. Jackie became a full-time homemaker. She was the ultimate volunteer in her church and community. She taught preschool and Vacation Bible School until she was in her 90’s. She visited for Cradle Roll and shared the good news of Jesus with others. She was a PTA President, taught Red Cross Swimming, taught many children how to ski on Big Lake Conway, volunteered as a school and neighborhood nurse, and hosted Friday night high school football parties in their home. She loved to sew, knit and quilt in her spare time.
After purchasing a second home in Rogersville, TN, Jack and Jackie lived out their retirement years on their farm gardening and canning/freezing the food they raised. They gave food to people in need and shared with neighbors and friends. They hosted old-fashioned apple butter stirrings to raise money for the youth programs in their church.
Graveside will be at Greenwood Cemetery on Thursday, July 14th at 4:30 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be at Downtown Baptist Church (parking garage address is 109 E. Church St.) on Thursday, July 14th at 5:30 p.m.