Carol Feldman passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a short illness. Carol Feldman

Born November 7, 1923, she is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Michael Cohen of Tampa, Fla., Bobbi and Howard Kelman of Marietta, Ga., Laurie and Todd Platt of Dallas, Texas, and David and Gladys Herckis of Atlanta. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Ike Feldman, and a daughter, Elaine Herckis. She was a wonderful grandmother to Jennifer Behar; Scott and Karen Herckis; Joanne, Hilary, Marc, and Chu Cohen; Melanie Kelman; Dana and Joshua Stein; and Jeffrey and Melissa Platt. She also had seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving her are her sisters, Marjorie (Arthur) Isaac of New Jersey and Ann (George) Jones of Atlanta, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Carol and her husband, Ike, moved to the South in August 1953 and became permanent residents of Atlanta, a city they loved. They opened four Ethan Allen furniture stores, where her creative talent flourished. Her life was blessed with wonderful friends and an ever-growing family.

Services will be held at The Temple, 1589 Peachtree St., Atlanta, on Wednesday, March 11, at 11 a.m. A family-only graveside service will follow. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Temple Zaban Couples Shelter in honor of Carol. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson & Son.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Ann and George Jones, 1556 Peachtree Battle Ave., Atlanta, on Wednesday, March 11, and Thursday, March 12.