May Cohen


DUMAS — Mrs. May Lou Davis Cohen, 90, of Dumas passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Delta Memorial Hospital. Born May 20, 1923 in Grenada, Miss., she was a daughter of the late Walter and Leonia Anderson Davis.

She was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church at Backgate where she served on the Mother’s Board, and she was a home maker.

Survivors include one son, Rev. Hosea Cohen of Dumas; two daughters, Bulah Towns of Dumas, and Katherine Owens of Liberal, Kan.; thirty-eight grandchildren, ninety-seven great grandchildren, one hundred and twenty-one great great grandchildren, and two great great great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Union Baptist Church in Dumas with Rev. James Williams officiating. Burial will be at Jerusalem at Backgate by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas. Visitation will be Friday, September 20, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

The body will lie in state at the church Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of services. Online register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com