Bill Text: TX HR116 | 2013-2014 | 83rd Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: Congratulating Clara Jo Davis on her retirement as a community columnist for the Athens Review.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-02-20 - Reported enrolled [HR116 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HR116-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 116
         WHEREAS, Clara Jo Davis retired as a community columnist for
  the Athens Review in 2012, drawing to a close a successful career in
  journalism that has spanned more than 30 years; and
         WHEREAS, Before taking up her most recent vocation,
  Mrs. Davis spent many years as a caterer, baking wedding and
  birthday cakes, as well as homemade bread, for members of her
  community; after her work in the food industry, she drove a school
  bus for the Cross Roads, Athens, and Malakoff school districts for
  18 years; and
         WHEREAS, Mrs. Davis's deep roots in Henderson County and her
  "passion for food, church, and her friends" served her well over the
  course of her long affiliation with the Athens Review; her weekly
  columns, which centered on the Cross Roads and Shady Oak areas, were
  widely admired and appreciated, and subscribers benefited every
  issue from her wide-ranging reminiscences and from her helpful
  updates on community life; and
         WHEREAS, An alumna of Cross Roads School, the former Clara Jo
  Morrison married Osburn Davis in 1944, and the couple became the
  parents of a daughter, Bobbie Karan; though these two beloved
  figures in her life have since passed, Mrs. Davis still enjoys the
  company of her sister, Bobbie Matthews, and her husband, Carl Lee;
         WHEREAS, Even in retirement, Mrs. Davis plans to continue
  serving the newspaper, as she will use her experience to guide the
  new Cross Roads and Shady Oak community columnist, Peggy Trammel
  Allen, toward a successful writing career; and
         WHEREAS, Held in fond esteem by her colleagues for her
  friendliness and unfailing dedication to her work, Clara Jo Davis
  may indeed take pride in her three-decade record of outstanding
  journalism and in the great pleasure that she has given to others
  over these many years; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Clara Jo Davis on her retirement as
  a community columnist for the Athens Review and extend to her
  sincere best wishes for continued happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mrs. Davis as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 116 was adopted by the House on
  February 18, 2013, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House