Bill Text: TX SR30 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: In memory of Emily Irene Hamrick Harding.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-19 - Reported enrolled [SR30 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR30-Enrolled.html
  In Memory
  Emily Irene Hamrick Harding
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the
  citizens of Brownsville in mourning the loss of Emily Irene
  Hamrick Harding, who died June 3, 2017, at the age of 93; and
         WHEREAS, Irene Hamrick was born on October 2, 1923, in
  Ashford, Alabama; she learned the importance of hard work growing
  up on her parents' 300-acre farm during the difficult years of
  the Great Depression; and
         WHEREAS, Irene met Jack Clayton Harding when he was on
  leave from his posting in the United States Navy, and they
  married in the spring of 1945; they lived in Jack's home state of
  Illinois for several years, and they moved to Brownsville in
  1961, when Jack accepted the position of general manager of the
  shrimp division of Booth Fisheries; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Harding shared 39 years of marriage;
  they were blessed with three children, and their four
  grandchildren and five great-grandchildren were a source of
  immense pride and joy; and
         WHEREAS, An active member of her community, Mrs. Harding
  was an ardent supporter of the Gladys Porter Zoo and a member of
  the Cameron County Republican Women organization; she was a
  diehard Chicago Cubs fan who was thrilled to see her team win the
  2016 World Series; her stunning bluebonnet garden was twice
  highlighted in the Brownsville Herald and earned her the title of
  "The Bluebonnet Queen"; she was beloved by many, and she leaves
  behind memories that will long be cherished by all who were
  privileged to share in her life; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby extend sincere
  condolences to the bereaved family of Emily Irene Hamrick
  Harding; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  her family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Irene Harding.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 19, 2017, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate