Bill Text: TX SR11 | 2013 | 83rd Legislature 3rd Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Ola V. Allen on the occasion of her 90th birthday.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2013-08-05 - Reported enrolled [SR11 Detail]

Download: Texas-2013-SR11-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Ola V. Allen on the grand occasion of her 90th
  birthday; and
         WHEREAS, Ola was born July 23, 1923, in Jeanerette,
  Louisiana, to James and Sarah Graves; she moved to Houston as a
  young child and attended Jack Yates High School; and
         WHEREAS, She married Isiah Allen, Jr., in March of 1947 and
  together they had four children; they were active participants in
  the civil rights and voting rights movements and served their
  local community by working at polling stations; and
         WHEREAS, A dedicated mother, Mrs. Allen lovingly guided
  her children's spiritual education at home and remained closely
  involved with educational and extracurricular activities
  throughout their school years; she was proud to see each of them
  attend college; and
         WHEREAS, Mrs. Allen found personal fulfillment with a
  rewarding nursing career that spanned nearly three decades; a
  woman guided by faith, she served as a missionary in both the
  United States and Belize and was a founding member of Mount
  Hebron Missionary Baptist Church; and
         WHEREAS, Ola Allen is a kindhearted and charismatic woman
  who is beloved by her family and friends, and it is truly fitting
  that she be honored on this special day; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 83rd
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby recognize Ola V. Allen as
  a treasured citizen of our state and extend to her best wishes for
  her 90th birthday; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  her as a memento of this special occasion.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on August 5, 2013.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate