Bill Text: VA SJR267 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Evelyn Marie Kerr.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-01-14 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ267ER) [SJR267 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SJR267-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Evelyn Marie Kerr.


Agreed to by the Senate, January 10, 2019
Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 14, 2019


WHEREAS, Evelyn Marie Kerr of Castleton, a woman of deep and abiding faith who left a legacy of contributions to the community, died on June 1, 2018; and

WHEREAS, born to Virgil and Elinor Tripplett Everhart, Evelyn Kerr was a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and later relocated to Rappahannock County; and

WHEREAS, Evelyn Kerr worked to enhance the quality of life of her fellow Castleton residents as a member of local garden clubs and as a longtime supporter, usher, and patron of the Castleton Festival; and

WHEREAS, an active civic leader, Evelyn Kerr helped preserve the Commonwealth's valuable natural resources as a director of the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District and served as chair of the Rappahannock County Republican Committee; and

WHEREAS, admired for her intellect and competitive spirit, Evelyn Kerr was an accomplished world traveler who relished opportunities to enjoy other cultures; and

WHEREAS, guided by her faith in all her good deeds, Evelyn Kerr enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a longtime member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Washington, where she taught religious education classes; and

WHEREAS, Evelyn Kerr will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, David; her children, Christopher, CariAnne, and Keirston, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Evelyn Marie Kerr; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Evelyn Marie Kerr as an expression of the General Assembly's respect for her memory.