Sharon Jean Marklin Cohen

Published 2:53 pm Monday, April 19, 2021

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Mrs. Sharon Jean Marklin Cohen, 76, of Princeton Court, Advance died on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at her home.

She was born on Nov.  13, 1944 in Baltimore County, Md.  to the late Leonard Ward and Margaret Ann Burke Marklin. She worked with her husband, LaVerne, at their country store for many years. She also worked at Mocksville Builder Supply, and was a real estate agent for Howard Realty and Century 21.  Mrs. Cohen enjoyed working in her flower garden and had the gift of a green thumb.  Best of all, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many.

She was also preceded in death by a special son, Jeffrey Scott Cohen; and 2 brothers, Don Marklin and Phillip Marklin.

Survivors: her husband  of 58 years, LaVerne J. Cohen of the home; her son, Mark L. Cohen (Sheila) of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Candice, Kourtney (David), and Ben; 3 great-grandchildren, Xaiden, Jaxson, and Axl; a niece, Kristy Gaither (Terry); a nephew, Jonathan Grady; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Marklin.

A private memorial service will be conducted in Rose Cemetery.

Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105; or Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.