By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 239
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2                               In Memory
    1-3                                  of
    1-4                          Joe Robinson Barron
    1-5        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the citizens
    1-6  of Bryan, Texas, in mourning the loss of Joe Robinson Barron who
    1-7  died January 9, 1995; and
    1-8        WHEREAS, He served his country honorably in World War II
    1-9  as a major in the United States Army; he was a former partner of
   1-10  Barron and Brittain Roofing in Bryan for 20 years; and
   1-11        WHEREAS, A man of deep religious feelings and convictions,
   1-12  he was a devout member of the First United Methodist Church; and
   1-13        WHEREAS, This outstanding gentleman was a member of the
   1-14  American Legion Earl Graham Post 159; and
   1-15        WHEREAS, A man of integrity, strength, and generosity, he
   1-16  gave unselfishly of his time to others; and
   1-17        WHEREAS, His wisdom, warmth, and valued counsel will not
   1-18  be forgotten by those who knew and loved him; now, therefore,
   1-19  be it
   1-20        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
   1-21  74th Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to
   1-22  the members of his family:  his wife, Verda Barron; his sons,
   1-23  Commander William Davis Barron and John W. Ames; his daughters,
    2-1  Vivian Leigh Moss and Peggy Ames Calliham; his brothers, Tom Barron
    2-2  and Noel Barron; his sisters, Lillian Boemer, Mary Anne Walters,
    2-3  Carolyn Barron, Ruth Mae Mullinix, and Shirley Pfannstiel; and
    2-4  his four grandchildren; and, be it further
    2-5        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for his
    2-6  family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas Senate,
    2-7  and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of
    2-8  Joe Robinson Barron.
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   2-10                                      President of the Senate
   2-11                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-12                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-13                               on February 16, 1995, by a rising vote.
   2-14                               ______________________________________
   2-15                                      Secretary of the Senate
   2-16                               ______________________________________
   2-17                                        Member, Texas Senate