Joseph Leonard Cohn, Jr.
Joseph Leonard Cohn, Jr. of Cleveland, MS, passed away on January 7, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, TN, with his family at his side. He was 80 years old. His life will be celebrated at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Cleveland, on Saturday, January 11, 2014, with visitation from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall followed by a memorial service in the Sanctuary at 3:00 pm. Cleveland Funeral Home has charge of services.
Leonard leaves behind his loving wife Ann Anstead Cohn, whom he joined in Holy Matrimony on September 5, 1959, and shared 54 years of marriage. He leaves three devoted children, Robin Boyles of Cleveland, MS, Lenny Cohn, of Oxford, MS, and Bethany Sansone, of Collierville, TN. He also leaves two very special sons-in-law, Rick Boyles and Michael Sansone. He will be greatly missed by his four grandchildren, Michelle Boyles Polen (Jeremy) of San Antonio, TX, Dillon Boyles of Cleveland, MS, Shelby Sansone and Adam Sansone, both of Collierville, TN, and two great-grandchildren, Nicolas and Emily Polen of San Antonio, TX. Leonard is also survived by his two brothers and their wives, Charles and Niwana Cohn of Sherrills Ford, NC, and Jerry and Jill Cohn, of Jasper, GA, and dear cousin, Becky Allison of Phoenix, AZ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Luke United Methodist Church or the charitable organization of your choice.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Jan. 9, 2014