Bill Text: TX HR1293 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: In memory of Drusilla Knight-Villarreal of Corpus Christi.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-05-31 - Reported enrolled [HR1293 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HR1293-Introduced.html
  87R21874 KSM-D
  By: Hunter H.R. No. 1293
         WHEREAS, Drusilla Knight-Villarreal of Corpus Christi, an
  esteemed educator and friend to many, passed away on January 21,
  2020, at the age of 68; and
         WHEREAS, The daughter of Margaret and Drew Harrison, the
  former Drusilla Harrison was born on July 25, 1951; she completed
  both her bachelor's and master's degrees at Texas A&M
  University-Kingsville; over the course of a 33-year career with the
  Corpus Christi Independent School District, she taught in the
  special education department of South Park Middle School and then
  in the CCISD Homebound Program; she wrote a weekly column on
  education for the Flour Bluff Sun and Coastal Bend Sun, and for two
  decades, she served on the District-Level Planning and
  Decision-Making Committee; in addition, she was vice president of
  the Corpus Christi AFT; at the state level, she served on the
  Teachers' Professional Practices Commission and the Texas
  Continuing Advisory Committee for Special Education; moreover, she
  contributed to her community as a board member and advisor for CASA
  of Nueces County; and
         WHEREAS, Ms. Knight-Villarreal was active in politics from
  an early age; she was district committeewoman of the Texas Young
  Republicans, and she went on to work with the Nueces County
  Republican Women and serve on the boards of both the Texas and
  National Federations of Republican Women; she also helped organize
  the Nueces County Republican Convention for many years and attended
  county, state, and national Republican conventions as a delegate 40
  times; and
         WHEREAS, Devoted to her family, Ms. Knight-Villarreal shared
  a fulfilling marriage with her husband, Homero C. Villarreal, and
  the couple enjoyed traveling the world together; she took great
  pride in her son, Adam, and her grandchildren, Asher and Erin, as
  well as in her stepdaughters, Sandra and Ana Maria, and their
  children; and
         WHEREAS, Drusilla Knight-Villarreal greatly benefited her
  fellow citizens through her professional and civic contributions
  alike, and although her loss is keenly felt by those she left
  behind, they will forever treasure their memories of her tremendous
  warmth, kindness, and compassion; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Drusilla
  Knight-Villarreal and extend sincere sympathy to her loved ones;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for her family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Drusilla