Abingdon, VA – Gail Elaine Post Schober, age 83, passed on Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Abingdon Health & Rehab Center. Mrs. Schober was a resident of Blairsville, GA before moving to Abingdon in 2015 to live with her daughter. She was a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and was a educator in Broward County, FL.
Mrs. Schober was preceded in death by her parents, William Ebon Post and Doris Florence Davis Post; and husband, William Rutherford Schober.
She is survived by her son, William J. Schober and wife Julia of Atlanta, GA; daughters, Suzanne Orfield and husband Mark of Meadowview, VA, Beth Barstow and husband Todd of Charlottesville, VA, and Janice Blanchett and husband Mark of Chapel Hill, TN; ten grandchildren, James Blanchett, Tyler Barstow, Jennifer Whitesides, JordanWhitesides Widener, Jared Blanchett, Kyle Schober, Jillian Blanchett Goodman, Jonathan Whitesides, Taylor Blanchett, and John Mark Blanchett; and three great grandchildren, Liam Blanchett, Porter Blanchett, and Caroline Widener.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, in the House of Prayer Church Cemetery, 1400 Pat Colwell Road, Blairsville, GA, with Pastor Jerry Helton officiating. COVID-19 Guidelines are to be observed.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guest register.
The family of Gail Elaine Post Schober is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.