Clara Jean Polopolus

Clara Jean Polopolus, 73, of High Springs, Florida passed away peacefully at her home on July 14th, 2018. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Emma & William Stewart, and her husband Leo Polopolus. She is survived by her step-daughters, Peggy Ford and Eleni Sheehan, grandchildren Matthew Polopolus, Terry Ford, Patrick Ford, and her sisters Joan Milonas and Burnell Allen, along with her nieces and nephews Whitney Porter, Cia Milonas, Tony Fowler, John Milonas, Nickolas Milonas, and Chandler Cullen. Her beautiful smile, heart of gold, and enormous personality will be missed by all her many friends and relatives.
Early in her life, Jean worked in the shipping business until she met her husband Leo. They resided in Gainesville until his retirement from the University of Florida and then moved to High Springs, where they founded Arcadian Farms. Jean was an active member of the Gainesville community. She was also involved in the Greek community and hosted fundraisers for many years to support the Center for Greek Studies at the University of Florida.
A service in her memory will be held at the Milam Funeral Home Chapel at 311 S. Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Center for Greek Studies at the University of Florida, 352-392-2075.