Bill Text: TX HR3 | 2013 | 83rd Legislature 3rd Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Congratulating Gladys Earl Coleman Williams of Corpus Christi on her 80th birthday.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-08-06 - Reported enrolled [HR3 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-HR3-Enrolled.html
  H.R. No. 3
         WHEREAS, The 80th birthday of an esteemed Texan truly merits
  special recognition, and Gladys Earl Coleman Williams of Corpus
  Christi marked this notable milestone on August 3, 2013; and
         WHEREAS, A native of Bastrop, Mrs. Williams was born in 1933,
  the youngest of nine children of Early and Edith Coleman; she
  received her early education in a two-room schoolhouse before
  moving to Corpus Christi in 1950; while attending Solomon M. Coles
  High School, she excelled in academics, participated in choir and
  track, and earned the title of most valuable player for her
  performance on the basketball court; and
         WHEREAS, The former Gladys Coleman married her high school
  sweetheart, Johnny Williams, following her graduation;
  Mrs. Williams worked as an elevator operator and in the home of a
  local doctor before becoming a devoted homemaker, raising 4
  children, Gloria, Carroll, Ruth, and Kevin; today, she is further
  blessed with 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Mrs. Williams has been an active and engaged
  citizen; through the years, she has served as president of the PTA
  at Solomon M. Coles Elementary School and of the Corpus Christi
  Housing Authority Residents' Organization; in addition, she served
  on a housing panel that included former secretary of housing and
  urban development Henry Cisneros, and she has enjoyed participation
  in the Queen of Hearts Social Club; and
         WHEREAS, Dedicated to her family and community, Gladys
  Williams may reflect with pride on eight decades of life well lived,
  and it is indeed a pleasure to join with her friends and loved ones
  in honoring her on this memorable occasion; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby congratulate Gladys Earl
  Coleman Williams on her 80th birthday and extend to her sincere best
  wishes for continued happiness and good fortune; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mrs. Williams as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 3 was adopted by the House on August
  5, 2013, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House