Porter Barrett Cohen

1929 - 2022



Porter Barrett Cohen, beloved husband of Mildred Cheney “Mimi” Cohen, died

peacefully at Burke County Medical Center in Waynesboro, Georgia, on March 26,

2022. Mr. Cohen was 92 years old. He was born on August 16, 1929, in Baton Rouge,

Louisiana, to Mary Nell and Russell Cohen and was one of three children.


Mr. Cohen grew up in Waynesboro, Georgia, and attended Clemson University, where

he graduated with a BS in...

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April 16, 2022 12:13 PM

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Deborah Reeves Ide Paul

March 30, 2022 9:15 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss. The last time I saw Mr. Cohn was at the health department. We got our Covid shots and had time together. He was such a nice man and loved his family deeply.

Norman Thomas

March 28, 2022 1:59 PM

Mary and family, my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Love and prayers! Norman Thomas

Love, Michael and Alice Dills

March 27, 2022 7:14 PM

With loving memories of Uncle Porter, we send our deepest sympathies.
Love, Michael and Alice Dills


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