Bill Text: TX SR25 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Maria Magdalena Sosa on the occasion of her 80th birthday.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-19 - Reported enrolled [SR25 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR25-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Maria Magdalena "Maggie" Sosa on the grand occasion of
  her 80th birthday; and
         WHEREAS, Maggie Sosa was born July 22, 1937, to Jose Angel
  and Francisca Villarreal Garcia; the oldest of 10 children, she
  helped raise several of her younger siblings alongside her own
  small children after her mother died in 1967; and
         WHEREAS, She completed licensed vocational nursing school
  in 1957 and worked in various nursing capacities before earning
  a degree as a registered nurse in 1977; she then worked as a
  school nurse at several elementary schools during the week and at
  nursing homes on the weekends, and she maintained this schedule
  for 24 years; and
         WHEREAS, A well-known and much-appreciated member of the
  Brownsville community, she has provided nursing care for more
  than 60 years; even though she semiretired in 2004, she continues
  to serve senior citizens at Medford Assisted Living and mentally
  challenged individuals at New Awakening Daycare; and
         WHEREAS, She and her beloved husband, the late Ramiro Sosa,
  had two children; she has also been blessed with five grandchildren
  and a great-grandchild, all of whom have been a source of much
  pride and joy for her; and
         WHEREAS, A beloved and respected member of her community,
  Mrs. Sosa is noted for her warmth, her wit, and her wise counsel,
  and she inspires those around her with her enthusiasm for living
  each day to the fullest; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby pay tribute to Maria
  Magdalena Sosa and extend to her best wishes for a memorable 80th
  birthday celebration; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for her
  as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 19, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate