By:  Turner                                       S.R. No. 33
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, Birthdays are occasions to be joyously celebrated,
    1-3  and so it was for Mrs. Mary Williams of Groesbeck, Texas, on
    1-4  December 19, 1992, when she was the guest of honor on her special
    1-5  day; and
    1-6        WHEREAS, This being her 80th birthday, Mary has been privileged
    1-7  to witness events most of us only read about in history books; and
    1-8        WHEREAS, Mary is one of twin girls born to Jack and
    1-9  Annie Stewart on December 23, 1912, on a farm near Groesbeck; and
   1-10        WHEREAS, The blessings of her long sojourn in this world
   1-11  are evident as she relates tales of years past; Mrs. Williams has
   1-12  earned respect and friendship from all who know her; and
   1-13        WHEREAS, Growing up on the farm with 10 brothers and sisters,
   1-14  Mary recalls having wonderful experiences riding horses and swimming
   1-15  in the tanks; and
   1-16        WHEREAS, Still an active and vital member of her community,
   1-17  she is noted for her exemplary enthusiasm for living each day to
   1-18  the fullest; and
   1-19        WHEREAS, Mary Williams has a lovely family of four boys
   1-20  and one girl, 13 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren; and
   1-21        WHEREAS, Friends and relatives of this beloved matriarch
   1-22  gathered at Groesbeck High School to honor her in a manner best
   1-23  befitting the event; now, therefore, be it
    2-1        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-2  73rd Legislature, hereby declare Mrs. Mary Williams a treasured
    2-3  citizen of her town and state, wishing her many more years of health
    2-4  and happiness; and, be it further
    2-5        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be sent to her
    2-6  as a token of esteem from the Texas Senate.
    2-7                                 _____________________________________
    2-8                                        President of the Senate
    2-9                                      I hereby certify that the
   2-10                                 above Resolution was adopted by
   2-11                                 the Senate on January 14, 1993.
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   2-13                                        Secretary of the Senate
   2-14                                 _____________________________________
   2-15                                         Member, Texas Senate