Obituary: Sara Elaine Jay Schoenberg

Obituary: Sara Elaine Jay Schoenberg

Sara Elaine Jay Schoenberg passed away at home May 9, 2020.

Sara Elaine Jay Schoenberg, daughter, sister, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at home May 9, 2020, at the age of 88. Sara was born in Buford, Ga., to William and Ruth Jay. After growing up in the only Jewish family in Buford and attending school there, she studied at the University of Georgia in Athens before moving to Atlanta and meeting the love of her life Arthur Schoenberg. An avid needle pointer and excellent cook, Sara was devoted to raising her children and supporting her husband.

Sara was predeceased by her beloved husband Arthur of 66 years in 2019, her parents, and brother Furman Jay. She is survived by sons Howard and Barry Schoenberg; son and daughter-in-law Alan and Emily Schoenberg; granddaughter and grandson in-law Sharon and Brian Whelton; grandson David Nabers; sister and brother in-law, Zelda and Charles Moog; several nieces and nephews; and close friend of many years Rhonda Colbert. The family is grateful to caregivers Gladys, Sandra, Mylakia and Mary from Kadan Homecare for their kind and compassionate care.

A service was held at Greenwood Cemetery May 10 with Rabbi Neil Sandler of Ahavath Achim Synagogue officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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