J.D. Cohn

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

J.D. Cohn, 82, of Lake City, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Mayfield, Ky., he moved to Lake City in 1940. He was a retired truck driver for Delta Farms and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City.

He was preceded in death by his father, Logan Cohn; his mother, Lela Cohn Smith; and his stepfather, Clyde C. Smith.

Survivors include: His wife, Lois Hawkins Cohn of the home; two sons and daughter-in-law, Ricky Dale and Lea Cohn of Monette, and David Cohn of Lake City; three Daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Jesse Zavala of Jonesboro, Donna and Bobby Turner of Tyler, Texas, and Melissa Cohn of Dallas; a sister, June Culbreath of Jonesboro; two stepsisters, Heather Jean Click of Memphis and Mercedese Darr of Mountain Home; three grandsons, Lane Cohn, Jay Cohn and Josh Longmire; a granddaughter and her husband, Devon and Justin Scott; and two great-grandchildren, Kanyn and Kason Scott.

Funeral services were 10 a.m. June 12 at Emerson Memorial Chapel in Jonesboro with Pastor Sean Milliken officiating. Burial was in Lake City Cemetery.

Active pallbearers include Tim Culbreath, Paul Culbreath, Jimmy Hawkins, Scottie Hawkins, Lane Cohn and Josh Longmire.

Honorary pallbearers include Bobby Turner, Jessie Zavala, Justin Scott, Red Qualls and Jackie Williams.