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Updated: 10/14/2013 01:22:10PM

Freda Triplett Sharpe

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Freda Triplett Sharpe, 77, of Frostproof, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 15, 1935 in Morehead, Ky., to the late Tom and Rosa Vance; and she came here from Michigan in 1970. She was retired from Watson’s Pharmacy and was a member of God’s Family Assembly in Frostproof. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Freda was preceded in death by her first husband, Lindsey Triplett Jr., and her second husband, Earl Sharp. Survivors include her daughter, Sherrie Whiteaker Collins and her husband, Wrynn, of Frostproof; son, Ron Triplett and his wife, Tonnia, of Fort Meade; brother, Oscar Vance of Ohio; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the God’s Family Assembly Church in Frostproof with Rev. Wrynn Collins officiating. Interment was held at the Lake Wales Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be sent to the God’s Family Assembly (304 West 4th Street, Frostproof, FL 33843). Condolences may be sent to the family at

Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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