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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




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     A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole on her 100th birthday.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole on her 100th birthday.

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole will turn 100 years old on April 16, 2009;

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole moved to Gary, Indiana in 1936. There, she met and married Mr. Charlie Poole. They had four children: Justine, Virginia, Jerome, and Berniece;

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole has worked at many businesses in Gary, including Barnette's Clothing Store, Dave's Fur Store, Westville Hospital, and Kingsbury Ordnance Plant;

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole has been a devoted member of the Israel CME Church for more than 60 years and her unwavering faith and love for family and friends is legendary within the congregation;

    Whereas, later in life, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole adopted two children and helped raise her 13 grandchildren

and numerous great-grandchildren. She taught them all how to sew, cook, grow vegetables, and fish;

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole was famous for hosting elaborate dinner parties with delectable meals;

    Whereas, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole is opinionated, organized, intelligent, witty, and the embodiment of strength and perseverance;

    Whereas, inspired by her southern beliefs of profound love and a strong work ethic, Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole has been a wonderful matriarch for the Poole family and should be honored as such on her 100th birthday; Therefore:

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate wishes to honor Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole on her 100th birthday.
    SECTION 2. That the Secretary of the Senate be ordered to transmit a copy of this resolution to Mrs. Geneva Williamson Poole and her family.