Sydell Beck Little, age 80, a native Atlantan, died peacefully in her sleep September 14, 2015 after her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Sydell  worked for over 29 years at Verizon Wireless.  She was a lifetime member of Congregation Shearith Israel and a lifetime member of Hadassah.  She was dearly loved and will be missed greatly by all who knew her.  She was a true southern lady.  Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Owen and Nicole Schoolsky, MD; daughter and son-in-law, Sandye and Tom Horne, Sevierville, TN; daughter, Ilene Schoolsky, Atlanta, GA; sister, Phyllis Kurtzman, Atlanta; sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Ted Krick, Nashville, TN; grandchildren: Emmerie,  Luke, Madison, Alexander, Chandler and Thomas; nephew, Lenny Krick, nieces, Staci Carper, Barbara Fulmer and Robin Kurtzman; stepchildren: Lisa, Stephanie  and Jody;  sister-in-law and brother-in-law,  Eileen  and Arnold Perlman.    She was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon Little, of blessed memory.  Sign online guest book at  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite, Congregation Shearith Israel or Weinstein Hospice.  A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm at Crest Lawn Cemetery.  Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999