Pauline Cordell
Pauline Cordell

Obituary of Pauline Giddens Cordell

Pauline Giddens Cordell, 79, of Lake Wales, FL passed away on December 5, 2021 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale, FL. She was born November 24, 1942 in Jacksonville, GA to Grover Cleveland and Gertrude Roberson Giddens. Pauline moved to Davenport, FL in 1952 from Georgia, worked as a hand packer for the citrus industry for over 35 years and then later for the Polk County School Board as a School Bus attendant for the handicaps for 9 years, retiring in 2012. She attended Still Water Christian Life Center in Haines City, FL. Pauline loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She wore her heart on her sleeve and literally gave the shirt off her back to anyone in need. Pauline’s natural ability to love everyone she knew or met will be fondly remembered by all who knew and loved her. She is preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Bobby Cordell; and sisters, Ethylene Massey and Rudell Boykin. Pauline leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Bobby Gene Cordell and Betty Marie Roberts; sisters, Betty Giddens-Martin of Haines City, FL, Vondell (Doug) Woodard of Lake Alfred, FL, Willene (Doug) Durden of Sebring, FL, Debbie Giddens Davis of Winter Haven, FL, and Claudie Cordell of Indiana; brothers, Gary (Debbie) Giddens of Haines City, FL, James (Ruth) Giddens of Indiana and David Glen Giddens of Eagle Lake, FL; grandchildren, Tisha (Chad) Talbot, Crystle (Nic) Cliett, Thomas Roberts II, Amy (Robert) Clark, Amber (Chester) Tyer, R.C. (Misty) Cordell, Chance Cordell, Paisley Cordell, River Cordell, and Ryder Cordell; great grandchildren, Tyla Talbot, Tamsyn Talbot, Ian Talbot, Tenley Talbot, Makenzie Cliett, Raegan Cliett, Kasen Roberts, Kylee Roberts, Tyson Roberts, Plezent Tyer, Alyssa Tyer, Jessi Tyer, Cheyenne Clark, Savannah Clark, Wyatt Clark, Jarret Clark, and Skylar Cordell. A visitation will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. until the service at 11:00 a.m. all at Oak Ridge Funeral Care in Haines City, FL. Final resting place will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Haines City, FL.
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Visitation Oak Ridge Funeral Care - Haines City

Friday, December 10, 2021 - 10:00 AM -- 1001 Grace Avenue Haines City, Florida 33844

Funeral Service Oak Ridge Funeral Care - Haines City

Friday, December 10, 2021 - 11:00 AM -- 1001 Grace Avenue Haines City, Florida 33844

Interment Forest Hill Cemetery

Friday, December 10, 2021 -- 2646 East Grace Avenue Haines City, FL 33844
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