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SENATE RESOLUTION No. 8




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     A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Estelle Ashby on her 100th birthday.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION to honor Estelle Ashby on her 100th birthday.

    Whereas, Estelle Ashby was born on February 1, 1913 to Samuel B. Barrett and Bessie Copeland Barrett;

    Whereas, As a child, Estelle spent spent countless hours with her beloved Grandmother Sina Copeland and attended a one-room schoolhouse before studying at Spurgeon High School;

    Whereas, Estelle is a family woman, who was married to her loving husband, Arnold Verne Ashby, for 63 years and together, they raised six wonderful children;

    Whereas, Estelle saw the rise of the automobile and other technological marvels that are taken for granted today;

    Whereas, Estelle has witnessed some amazing feats accomplished by women and the Women's Rights Movement, including the right to vote, invaluable participation during World War II, and access to higher education;


    Whereas, Estelle remains bright of mind, keeps abreast of current events, and enjoys daily hobbies of art and music;

    Whereas, Estelle attributes her long life to genetics, independent thinking, Christian beliefs, and her daily breakfast diet: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate congratulates Estelle Ashby on reaching the age of 100 years young.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit copies of this resolution to her eldest son, Delbert M. Ashby, who will present it at Estelle's 100th birthday party.