By:  Turner                                      S.R. No. 997
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2                               In Memory
    1-3                                  of
    1-4                         Jewel Guthrie Carter
    1-5        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins with
    1-6  the citizens of Georgetown, Texas, in mourning the loss of
    1-7  Jewel Guthrie Carter who died April 14, 1993, at the age of 80;
    1-8  and
    1-9        WHEREAS, Mrs. Carter made many important contributions to
   1-10  the citizens of Georgetown and will be remembered for her devotion
   1-11  to her city and its residents; and
   1-12        WHEREAS, Born on November 14, 1912, in Bartlett, Texas,
   1-13  to Thomas and Martha Guthrie, Mrs. Carter was one of 11 children;
   1-14  she received her education in the Williamson County schools and
   1-15  married James Alton Carter on June 8, 1933; and
   1-16        WHEREAS, A dedicated and diligent businesswoman,
   1-17  Mrs. Carter managed the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Georgetown
   1-18  for many years; she also owned and operated the popular L&M Cafe;
   1-19  and
   1-20        WHEREAS, Mrs. Carter took an active interest in the
   1-21  progress of her community and freely gave of her time and energy
   1-22  to its welfare; she served several terms as president of the
   1-23  Georgetown Business Women's League and the local chapter of the
    2-1  American Association of Retired Persons; and
    2-2        WHEREAS, The esteemed individual earned the confidence
    2-3  and respect of all who worked with her and became the first woman
    2-4  in Georgetown to serve on the board of directors of the Georgetown
    2-5  Chamber of Commerce; and
    2-6        WHEREAS, To express their appreciation for her years of
    2-7  valuable service, the citizens of Georgetown honored Mrs. Carter
    2-8  with the Woman of the Year award in 1977; and
    2-9        WHEREAS, Her warmth, wise counsel, and friendship will
   2-10  be deeply missed and remembered with gratitude by those who were
   2-11  fortunate to know such an outstanding citizen; now, therefore, be
   2-12  it
   2-13        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
   2-14  73rd Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to her bereaved
   2-15  family:  her daughters, Glenda Simank and Nelda Burson; her brother,
   2-16  Ray "Buddy" Guthrie; her grandsons, Scott Burson, Brent Keese, and
   2-17  Johnny Simank; her granddaughters, Carolyn Dunk, Stephanie Simank,
   2-18  and Julie Burson; and her three great-grandchildren; and,
   2-19  be it further
   2-20        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for the
   2-21  members of her family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the
   2-22  Texas Senate, and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so
   2-23  in memory of Jewel Guthrie Carter.
   2-24                                 _____________________________________
   2-25                                        President of the Senate
    3-1                                      I hereby certify that the
    3-2                                 above Resolution was adopted by
    3-3                                 the Senate on May 20, 1993,
    3-4                                 by a rising vote.
    3-5                                 _____________________________________
    3-6                                        Secretary of the Senate
    3-7                                 _____________________________________
    3-8                                         Member, Texas Senate