Bill Text: VA HR808 | 2022 | 1st Special Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Margaret Jackson Smith.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2022-09-07 - Agreed to by House [HR808 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-HR808-Introduced.html
Offered September 7, 2022
Celebrating the life of Margaret Jackson Smith.
Patron-- Brewer

WHEREAS, Margaret Jackson Smith, an active and beloved member of the Suffolk community, died on August 31, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Margaret Smith worked tirelessly in her career to prepare the next generations of nurses and health care workers, ultimately retiring from the Louise Obici School of Nursing in Suffolk; and

WHEREAS, Margaret Smith contributed greatly to the beautification of her community through her participation with garden clubs in Petersburg and Colonial Heights; and

WHEREAS, Margaret Smith helped to further various charitable and educational causes and to bring greater awareness to brain-related disorders and disabilities as a founding member of the Pilot Club of Suffolk, a chapter of Pilot International; and

WHEREAS, guided through life by her faith, Margaret Smith enjoyed worship and fellowship with her community at Second Presbyterian Church in Petersburg for many years; and

WHEREAS, preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph, Sr., Margaret Smith will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by her children, Barbara and Ralph, Jr., and their families and by numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Margaret Jackson Smith, a cherished member of the Suffolk community whose kindness and generosity touched countless lives; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Margaret Jackson Smith as an expression of the House of Delegates' respect for her memory.