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Updated: 12/04/2013 08:00:05AM

Alma Sullivan Schlarb

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Alma Sullivan Schlarb, 95, of Babson Park passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale.

She was born April 6, 1918, in Montgomery, Ala., to the late Raymond and Beulah Johnson; and she moved to Frostproof from Tampa as a teenager.

She was retired from the Polk County Health Department and was of the Catholic faith. She was a member of the American Legion Auxilliary and the Frostproof Woman’s Club. She enjoyed playing bridge, dancing and music.

Alma was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard “Sully” Sullivan, in 1966; second husband, Glenn Schlarb, in 1999; and a sister, Betty Ivey.

Survivors include her daughter, Helen Cross of Winter Park; sons, Jerry Sullivan (Lisa) of Lake Mary and Patrick Sullivan of Coral Gables; sister, Alice Childs of Satellite Beach; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Silver Hill Cemetery in Frostproof.

For those who wish, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL 33823 or or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011 or

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneral

Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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