A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing the life and public
service of Pamela E. Merritt.
, read first time and referred to Committee on
I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:
A SENATE RESOLUTION memorializing the life and
public service of Pamela E. Merritt.
Whereas, Pamela E. (Witham) Merritt was born March 1, 1944 and passed away January 11, 2013 at the age of 68 years old;
Whereas, Pamela was the daughter of Virgil and Betty Jean
Witham and lived her entire life in Anderson, Indiana;
Whereas, Pamela was happily married to Samuel P. Merritt
until his passing in 2005 and together, the couple had two
wonderful children, Frederick E. Merritt I and Jeanesta A.
Whereas, Pamela graduated from Anderson High School in
1962 and found work in the public sector;
Whereas, Before retiring, Pamela spent 29 years working
for the city of Anderson, which includes being a secretary for
then-mayor Tom McMahan and working for a number of years
in the city controller's office;
Whereas, Pamela was always supportive of her favorite
sports team, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish;
Whereas, Outside of work, Pamela was a member of the
Indiana Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 154, part of the
largest fraternal organization in the world that allows both men
and women: Therefore,