Mildred S. “Millie” Cohen, 90, died on her owns terms, peacefully in her sleep on March 4, 2014 surrounded by her four children. She was born on the lower east side of New York City and attended Hunter College. Millie married Mar- tin Cohen at the age of 18 and then moved to Atlanta in 1946. She worked as a high fashion consultant for JP Allens and Saks. Millie was preceded in death by her husband, Martin P. Cohen of 65 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who was adored by all. She is survived by her four children: Lois Franze, Sheila Taffel (Bruce), Howard Cohen (Caryl), and Barry Cohen (Anita Rainwater); 12 grandchildren: Emily Miller, David Franze, Rachel Headley, Sarah Jabbour, Alison and Jared Taffel, and Benjamin, Adam, Daniel, Matthew, Joshua, and Rachel Cohen; and 9 great-grandchildren. Her kind smile, loving and generous heart, along with her vivacious spirit will continue to live on. She leaves behind a lifetime of lasting and meaningful memories for all who knew her. An online guestbook is available at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org; or to the Jewish National Fund, who plant trees in Israel, 6065 Roswell Rd. #214, Atlanta, GA 30328, www.jnf.org. Graveside service was held 3 p.m., Wed., March 5, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, with Rabbi Joshua Heller and Rabbi Philip Kranz officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, (770) 451-4999.
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