By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 174
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, The occasion of a 100th birthday is an exceptionally
    1-3  splendid one and calls for great celebration, and so it was for the
    1-4  Reverend W. D. Taylor of Centerville, Texas, on November 30, 1994,
    1-5  when he marked the centennial of his birth; and
    1-6        WHEREAS, Honored by Chapel of the Hills Assembly of God Church
    1-7  for his long life and fruitful ministry on November 26, 1994,
    1-8  W. D. Taylor is known as Brother Dee Taylor around Central East
    1-9  Texas and Louisiana; he has the distinction of being the second
   1-10  oldest ordained Assembly of God minister alive today; and
   1-11        WHEREAS, The highly esteemed clergyman has pioneered many
   1-12  churches through the years and continues to write church songs as
   1-13  part of his ministry; and
   1-14        WHEREAS, Blessed with good health and a multitude of friends,
   1-15  Brother Taylor is noted for his enthusiasm for living each day to
   1-16  the fullest; and
   1-17        WHEREAS, He has been and continues to be an inspiration and a
   1-18  spiritual force in the lives of all those who have had the privilege
   1-19  of knowing this remarkable individual; and
   1-20        WHEREAS, A warm and compassionate gentleman, Brother Taylor
   1-21  is a source of wisdom, guidance, and encouragement to those who
   1-22  reach out to him; now, therefore, be it
   1-23        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-1  74th Legislature, hereby declare Brother Dee Taylor a treasured
    2-2  citizen of his town and state, with best wishes for his continued
    2-3  health and happiness; and, be it further
    2-4        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for the
    2-5  Reverend W. D. Taylor as a token of the esteem of the Texas Senate.
    2-6                               ______________________________________
    2-7                                       President of the Senate
    2-8                                    I hereby certify that the above
    2-9                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-10                               on February 8, 1995.
   2-11                               ______________________________________
   2-12                                       Secretary of the Senate
   2-13                               ______________________________________
   2-14                                        Member, Texas Senate