Lorraine Jackie Green passed away, surrounded by loved ones, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at the age of 77.
An Atlanta native, she was loved and admired by family and many lifelong friends. Known for her feistiness and sense of style, she was an avid football and boxing fan. As a longtime buyer in the children’s wear business, she outfitted some of Atlanta’s best-dressed children. Known as Meme to her grandchildren and extended family, Jackie was a pillar of strength in her personal and professional life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Saul and Fannie Schacter; a daughter, Debbie Flamm; and longtime companion Leon Auerbach and his daughter, Paula Auerbach Cohen. She is survived by daughter Michelle Leaf (Bruce); son-in-law David Flamm (Ann); and grandchildren Brian Leaf (Sara), Morgan Leaf, Stacey Flamm and fiancé Tom Kilberg, and Elliot Flamm. Jackie also had several adopted grandchildren and extended family: Brittney Prince, Jeffrey Prince, Sara Hightower (Davis), Lindsay Solomon (David), Steven Auerbach (Mary Alice), Cary Auerbach (Tammy), Seth and Hayley Cohen, Jake and Griffin Auerbach, and son-in-law Ken Cohen.
Sign the online guestbook at www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, P.O. Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141, or the charity of your choice. The funeral was held Friday, Jan. 20, at Arlington Memorial Park. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.