Lois Schecket Asher, 81, of Atlanta, Ga., passed away Feb. 1. Lois was lovingly surrounded by her children as she passed. Lois was born April 10, 1940, in Detroit, Mich., to Jacob and Shirley Schecket.
Upon graduating high school, Lois came to visit her big sister, Beverly, and her family, and never left. Shortly after arriving in Atlanta, she met and married Murray Asher, who preceded her in death.
Mom was a huge UGA football fan as well as an avid Falcons fanatic (despite their many “winning” seasons). She loved reading, mahjong, her 4-legged friends (more than her own children), TV crime and drama shows, puzzles and her grandchildren.
Mrs. Asher is survived by her three children, Barry (Beth) Asher, Jeff (Sheila) Asher and Lynn Asher and Mike Cox. Grandchildren, Jacob, Sam, Ethan and Frannie. She was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Schecket, and sister, Beverly Epstein.
Donations may be sent to the charity of your choice. A graveside funeral was held on Feb. 3 at Greenwood Cemetery in Atlanta. To sign the online guest book, visit www.dresslerjewishfunerals.com. Arrangements by Dressler’s, 770-451-4999.