In Memory
  Gwendolyn Diane Hargrove
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the
  citizens of Dallas in mourning the loss of Gwendolyn Diane
  Hargrove, who died February 6, 2011, at the age of 64; and
         WHEREAS, Gwendolyn Diane Hargrove was born November 22, 1946,
  in Oakdale, Louisiana, to Dora Flemming and Arthur Hargrove; a
  graduate of Southern University, she earned a master's degree
  from Prairie View A&M University and pursued additional studies
  at the University of North Texas; and
         WHEREAS, She enjoyed a long and fulfilling career in public
  service; she worked for many years for the City of Dallas,
  serving as a project director for the Youth Development Program
  in the Department of Human Services and lending her remarkable
  talents to area residents at the Martin Luther King Recreation
  Center and the Rhoads Terrace Recreation Center; and
         WHEREAS, In the late 1970s, she began volunteering for the
  Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters as a stage manager for
  various productions; she joined the academy as a full-time
  employee in 1994 and worked on such nationally recognized shows
  as the Dallas Arts Gala and the Black Music and the Civil Rights
  Movement series of concerts; and
         WHEREAS, She was active in community affairs and played an
  important role in numerous organizations, including the Dallas
  Black Chamber of Commerce, the Dallas Urban League, and the
  Dallas County Community College District; and
         WHEREAS, A woman of courage, strength, and boundless
  energy, she gave unselfishly to others, and her wisdom, her
  generous spirit, and her enthusiasm for living each day to the
  fullest will not be forgotten by those who knew her; and
         WHEREAS, She was devoted to her large and loving extended
  family, and she leaves behind memories that will be treasured
  forever by her family and many friends; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 82nd
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Gwendolyn Diane Hargrove;
  and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of
  Gwen Hargrove.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on June 9, 2011, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate