Ada Solomon Seyle, age 91, the oldest native on Tybee has passed away: obituary –

August 15, 2015 by  
Filed under In Remembrance, News, Obituaries, Tybee Icons

Tybee Island, GA: Ada Solomon Seyle, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home on Tybee Island on Wednesday, August 13, 2015 surrounded by her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents Alexander Perry Solomon, Jr. and Blanche Willa “Grammy” Solomon, infant daughter Blanche Jeannette Abbott, and grandson William F. Donaldson III. Ada is survived by her beloved husband Sam Seyle, her sister Ann Jacobs, son William F “Bill” Donaldson, Jr., step daughters/caregivers Christy Seyle, Joy Seyle and Jan Mattison, grandson W.C. Donaldson, his wife Julie, and great grandchildren Carter Donaldson and Canon Donaldson.

Ada was born on Tybee Island the same year the main road opened. As a child she would ring the bell for the fire department announcing a fire. She was a member of American Legion and a volunteer during WWII for Coastline Observer USAF. Ada was also the oldest living native on Tybee.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Living Care hospice or Savannah Humane Society. A memorial service will be held at Fox and Weeks Chapel on Hwy 80 East, Wilmington Island on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., (visitation 1 hour prior), followed by burial at Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery, 1600 Wheaton Street in Savannah.

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May she rest in peace.

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