Bessie Cohn

August 14, 1932 - June 17, 2017

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Bessie L. Cohn 84 of Urbana passed away, Saturday, June 17, 2017 in her home with her loving family.

Bessie was born August 14, 1932 in Adams County, Ohio the daughter of Lina (Cadwallader) and Oscar C. Monroe. She retired from Lewis Systems. Bessie enjoyed embroidery, quilting, working on word puzzle books and being outdoors. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.

Bessie is survived by her daughter, Mary (Tim) Tyler, son-in-law, Art Bowshier; two step daughters; grandchildren, Malisa (Brian) Rogan, Mandy (Mike) Goodwin, Machell (Kip) Kelley and Sarah Bowshier, step-grandchildren, Donna Buchanan, Rhonda Cohn and Machell Lawson, great-grandchildren, Gavin, Demetrias, Courtney, Dontey, Olivia, Hannah, Layla, Kenyen and Nova, step great-grandchildren, Nathan, Ben, Joe, Jenna, Breyer, Matt and Josh; her siblings, Junior, Skip, Ralph Monroe and Vivian Turner; her beloved dog, Benji, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Bessie was preceded in death by husband, William “Hubert” Cohn, her daughter, Dorothy Bowshier, grandson, Charlie Bowshier, step-son, Bill Cohn, step-daughter-in-law, Carol Cohn and her siblings, Myrtle Brewer, Louise Gaffin, Anna Mae Cohn, Thelma Davis, Delores Matheny and Marcus, James & Charles Monroe.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Brian Coleman officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. in White Oak Cemetery, Peebles, Ohio.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Hannah Bowshier - Mar 25, 2022
Bessie Cohn was my great grandma and I miss her

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