Marvyn Cohen, age 85, of Valley, AL died December 1, 2015. Dr. Marvyn D. Cohen practiced as a pediatrician and allergist in Columbus, Georgia for 47 years; he opened his first office in Phenix City, Alabama. He treated four generations of patients, and once estimated that he ordered 40,000 lollipops a year to give to young patients who feared shots. Dr. Cohen served as President of the Muscogee County Medical Society, and he was an active member of the Medical Association of Georgia. He taught nurses as an adjunct professor at Columbus State. As the host of a weekly medical call in segment of The Rozelle Show on WRBL, he answered questions on the air, providing stellar and often entertaining responses. Dr. Cohen was a graduate of Emory University Medical School, and his undergraduate degree was from his cherished University of Alabama. An avid Crimson Tide fan, Dr. Cohen rarely missed watching and cheering for his team. Dr. Cohen served as President of The Harmony Club, volunteered for Bonds for Israel, and supported many local charities. He played tennis for many years, and also enjoyed boating. Dr. Cohen is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gloria Greenberg Cohen; his children: Jason Cohen, Harold “Sonny” Cohen and his wife Kirstie, and Mauri Cohen Artz and her husband Philip; six grandchildren: Max, Carson, Cassidy, and Annie Artz, and Taylor and Michael Cohen; and two sisters, Ruth Cohen Kravtin and Doreen Cohen Friedman. Sign online guest book at www.jewishfuneralcare.com In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be directed to the Wynnton Neighborhood Network, or the American Cancer Society. A graveside service was held Friday, December 4, 2015 at Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta with Rabbi Brian Glusman officiating. A memorial service at Temple Israel, Columbus, GA was held Sunday, December 6, 2015. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999.
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