September 14, 1960 - February 1, 2018

Shirley L. Cochran age 57 passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Lakeland, FL. She was born September 14, 1960 in Arcadia, FL and was a lifelong resident of Hardee County. Shirley loved to play on her computer, Yoville being her favorite.

She is preceded in death by her parents Calvin Collier Cochran and Ivory Marie Martin; sister Michelle Cochran.

Shirley is survived by her husband Christino Barbosa of Wauchula; brother Calvin Cochran Jr. and wife Betty of Dalton, GA; aunt Doris Freeman of Wauchula; uncle George Cochran and wife Carol of Limestone; special friends Nancy Stevens, Let and Janie Durango; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 9:00am – 10:00am at the Chapel of Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home with service beginning at 10:00am. Burial will follow at Wauchula Cemetery.

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Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


404 W Palmetto Street
Wauchula, Florida 33873