Obituary: Betty Lipshutz

Obituary: Betty Lipshutz

An Alabama native, she earned a business degree that took her as far as the White House.

Betty Beck Rosenberg Lipshutz, age 85, of Atlanta passed away Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017.

She was born in Bessemer, Ala., to Adolph and Rema Beck Jr. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Lipshutz, who died in 2010. Her first husband, Dr. Albert Rosenberg, died in 1971. She is survived by her children, Robert (Mary Ann Kennedy) and Nancy (David Sternlieb) Rosenberg; stepchildren Randy (Joanne), Judy (Ted), Wendy (Hank) and Debbie (Lois) Lipshutz; sister Billie Guthman; and grandchildren Aaron, Edward, Dana, Eliana, Sonya, Theodore, Allie, Barbara and Leah.

Betty graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.A. in business; while there, she served as president of both her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi, and the business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. After starting her career at Davison’s of Atlanta, she moved in and out of the paid workforce, serving, most notably, at the Washington, D.C., Office of Consumer Protection, the White House Council on Small Businesses, the Georgia Department of Consumer Affairs and Jacqueline Lassiter Associates.

A private burial will take place at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held at noon Tuesday, Aug. 22, at The Temple, 1589 Peachtree St., Atlanta, followed by a reception. Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Temple, Weinstein Hospice or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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