July 7, 2016
Jerry Morris Cohen, 72, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Jerry was born April 16, 1944, to the late Morris Manton Cohen and Hilda Beasley Cohen in Columbus, MS. He is survived by a sister-in-law, Jo Ann Cohen, of Starkville, MS; a niece, Janet Cohen, of Starkville, MS; a nephew, Brad Cohen, (Andrea) of West Point, MS; 2 great nieces, Sydney Wilkins and Parker Lyn Cohen; 2 great nephews, Alex Wilkins and Bradley Key Cohen. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, James Larry Cohen, and an infant twin sister. He was an avid fisherman. He loved his family and his church family. He will be missed by his family and numerous very devoted friends. There will be a visitation from 11 – 12 Friday, July 8, 2016 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 200 Mt. Vernon Road, Columbus, MS. 39702.