Mrs. Sarah Solomon
Mrs. Sarah Solomon, affectionately known as “Chicken” or “Grandma,” passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Brooklyn, New York. Graveside services were held on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens with Rev. Perry Davis officiating.
She was born on March 9, 1942 in Sandersville, Georgia to the parentage of the late Ms. Pinky Harden and the late Mr. Austin Taylor.
Mrs. Solomon was a proud graduate of TJ Elder High School with the class of 1961. after graduating, she made the bold decision to relocate to Philadelphia where she worked as a waitress for a short period of time. She soon decided to take her show on the road and move to Brooklyn, New York., where she lived her remaining years.
Sarah loved her family and friends so much that she was always extending a helping hand to whomever needed it.
She worked for the New York State Kingsboro Psychiatric Center for thirty five (35) years as a head cook. Upon retiring, Chicken immediately ventured into the private sector, working for Five Block Daycare Center and later at Perfect Performers Daycare Center where she became a teacher for twenty (20) years. The kids loved and adored her with the upmost respect.
Sarah’s favorite pass time was cooking. She was also the queen of the sea, loving to fish with Captain Greg and the Ocean Eagle V Family. Sarah loved to garden with her United Herkimer Garden Family for over thirty (30) years. She will be honored with a dedication service and a plaque.
If you knew Sarah, you knew her favorite spot was always the casino. She was always looking for her triple cherries, 7, bars and the penny machine.
She was preceded in death by her siblings: Ms. Katherine Strozier, Mrs. Mattie Jordan, Mr. Andrew Taylor and Mr. Austin Taylor
Mrs. Solomon leaves cherished memories to, her two daughters: Ms. Denise Solomon, Ms. Angela Taylor, Brooklyn, New York; two granddaughters: Ms. Chardonnay Gittens, Ms. Joy Taylor, Brooklyn New York; one great grandson: Master Noah Ballard; great grand puppy: Buttercup Gittens; one brother: Mr. Oscar Taylor, Atlanta, Georgia; two sisters: Ms. Dorothy Singleton, Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Gloria Hood, Sandersville, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. M.c. Smith Funeral Home in charge.