Say "Yes" Today
August 17, 1978 - April 30, 2021
Post a memory

"To a wonderful daughter, great sister, niece, cousin, & friend. She loved life and life loved her. She loved people and people loved her. "

Jaclyn Ruth Pell, age 42, of Marietta, Georgia and Largo, Florida 

Jaclyn is the sunshine and love of our family. She loves music and dancing. Jaclyn loves Elvis, Golden Girls, and Big Bang Theory. Jaclyn is precious, funny, clever, sarcastic and a prankster. To her, the only color is pink.

Jaclyn began her time with Special Olympics at age of 6 in track & field.  In Special Olympics she participated in tennis, playing in Hilton Head, South Carolina with tennis pro Van Der Meer. Throughout her time in Special Olympics,  in both Florida and Georgia, Jaclyn competed in gymnastics, swimming, cheerleading, and bowling. Proudly, Jaclyn represented Special Olympics as a Special Olympic Ambassador where she worked to promote and advocate for those with intellectual and physical disabilities.

For ten years, in both Georgia and Florida, Jaclyn worked for Publix Supermarkets. Throughout her life, Jaclyn was a vital part of social clubs such as “Night to Shine,” “Help Us Grow (‘HUGS’),” and “Me & U Abilities Academy” in Largo FL. Jaclyn and her family were founding members of “Up with Downs” in Marietta and Savannah, Georgia.

In between her involvement with everything else and meeting new friends, Jaclyn loved to travel. Some of her favorite trips include Washington D.C., London, England, Graceland, and cruising. Jaclyn loves camping (glamping) with her Aunt Joanne & Uncle Roy.

To say that Jaclyn will be missed is an understatement.  However, knowing she will continue to live and help others gives us so much comfort. Praise the Lord for her & her gifts. Jaclyn you will always be loved. 🧡💗🧡

Write Your Memory

Please login or create an account to get started.

Share Their Story