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Harry Edward Cohen Jr

July 26, 1928 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 92)


Harry Edward Cohen Jr., age 92, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Cohen was born on July 26, 1928 in Douglas, Georgia the son of the late Harry Edward Cohen Sr and Lois Warnock Cohen.

Mr. Cohen worked for the State of Georgia Drug & Alcohol Division as a counselor, a member of AA and a member of First United Methodist Church, Douglas, Georgia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Crews Cohen, son, Bill Cohen, granddaughter, Kimberly Noel Cohen and a sister, Mary Dean Cohen Chastain.

Survivors include his son, John Ira Cohen (Gayle) of Ocilla, GA; three grandchildren, Kristy Michelle Bagley (Mark) of Douglas, GA, Brittni Hutchinson (Dustin) of Broxton, GA and Jessica Cohen of Marietta, GA; seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 11:00am at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Walker, John Higgs and Chuck Sims officiating. Interment will follow at Douglas City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6pm until 9pm at Sims Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be members of New Hope Recovery Center. Honorary pallbearers will be the Whitfield Sunday School Class and members of New Hope Recovery Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, New Hope Recovery Center 24 Plum Drive, Douglas, GA 31533.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Those attending are ask to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet  and wear protective masks in accordance with the guidelines for the coronavirus.


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July 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
July 31, 2020

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
311 N. Madison Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

July 31, 2020

Douglas City Cemetery
1623 N. Gaskin Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533


New Hope Recovery Center
24 Plum Drive, Douglas GA 31535

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