Obituary: Sara Spotts, 79

Obituary: Sara Spotts, 79

Sara Spotts, age 79, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Atlanta.

Ms. Spotts was born in Petrosani, Romania, in 1937. After the Holocaust, she moved to Israel, where she lived for several years before immigrating to the United States. She moved to Atlanta in 1970, where she spent most of the rest of her life. Ms. Spotts, a passionate advocate of Jewish education, taught children and adults for over 50 years.

Ms. Spotts is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Nonny and Ed Kelly (Baltimore); sons and daughters-in-law Rabbi Yoel and Chavie Spotts (Atlanta) and Joshua and Aviva Spotts (Israel); and grandchildren Yoni, Rina, Nechama, Yosef, Meira, Temima, Chaim, Shoshana, Hadassah, Ezra and Tamar.

Sign the online guestbook at A graveside funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Crest Lawn Memorial Park with Rabbi Ilan Feldman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hadassah, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum or Congregation Beth Jacob. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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