A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Shirley A. Wright-Small
for her years of dedicated service to Randolph County.
, read first time and referred to Committee on
I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:
A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Shirley A.
Wright-Small for her years of dedicated service to Randolph
Whereas, Shirley A. Wright-Small is one of the best known-names in Randolph County government and politics. She is a lifelong resident of Parker City, in western Randolph County, and a graduate of Parker High School and Indiana Business College;
Whereas, Shirley began her career in politics as a vice-
committeeman in Parker City in the 1960's. Thereafter, she
was elected vice-chairman of the Randolph County
Republican Central Committee in 1974 and Randolph
County Clerk in 1980;
Whereas, Shirley remained active in Republican
organizational politics for over forty years. In 1991, she was
elected vice-chairman of the Second District Republican
Central Committee, befriending and assisting some of
Indiana's most prominent Republicans;
Whereas, Shirley continues to live in Parker City and
enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She remains active in the Parker City United Methodist
Church, the Eastern Star, and the Lions Club. She has twice
been honored with the Sagamore of the Wabash Award,
presented to her by Governors Bowen and Orr; and
Whereas, Shirley A. Wright-Small's lifetime of dedicated
service to Randolph County has earned her the admiration
and respect of her peers. Future residents of Randolph
County will find it a better place to call home because of her
SECTION 1. The Indiana State Senate honors Shirley A. Wright-
Small for her years of dedicated service to Randolph County.
SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Shirley A. Wright-Small and her family.