By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 243
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2                               In Memory
    1-3                                  of
    1-4                          Allister M. Waldrop
    1-5        WHEREAS, The citizens of Bryan, Texas, mourned the passing
    1-6  of one of the city's most esteemed and beloved individuals with the
    1-7  death of Allister M. Waldrop on January 2, 1995, at the age of 87;
    1-8  and
    1-9        WHEREAS, A lifelong resident of the city, Mr. Waldrop was
   1-10  known throughout the area for his love for his community and his
   1-11  pride in its people; he will be remembered with gratitude for his
   1-12  countless contributions to others; and
   1-13        WHEREAS, Born on May 11, 1907, Allister Waldrop served
   1-14  his country during World War II as a first lieutenant in the
   1-15  United States Army; a retired retail merchant, he owned a
   1-16  well-known men's and boys' clothing store on Main Street for many
   1-17  years; his store was a popular meeting place for his customers to
   1-18  shop and hear the latest news of what was going on in the community;
   1-19  and
   1-20        WHEREAS, Throughout his lifetime, Mr. Waldrop took an active
   1-21  interest in civic and philanthropic activities; a past president
   1-22  of the Bryan Rotary Club and the Bryan Merchants Association, he
   1-23  benefitted others through his service on the board of the Bryan
    2-1  Library, the board of the Brazos County Historical Survey, the
    2-2  board of the Crestview Retirement Center, and the Saint Joseph's
    2-3  Hospital Lay Advisory Board; and
    2-4        WHEREAS, He devoted his time and energies to helping young
    2-5  people as director of the Boys Club, president of Little League
    2-6  East, and chairman of the Arrowmoon District of the Boy Scouts of
    2-7  America; and
    2-8        WHEREAS, Allister Waldrop leaves behind a legacy of
    2-9  compassion and commitment that will live on in the hearts and minds
   2-10  of his family and all who were the recipients of his generosity;
   2-11  now, therefore, be it
   2-12        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
   2-13  74th Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to the family
   2-14  of Allister M. Waldrop:  his wife, Florence; his son and
   2-15  daughter-in-law, Allister M. Waldrop, Jr., and Ruth Waldrop; and
   2-16  his three grandchildren; and, be it further
   2-17        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for his
   2-18  family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas Senate,
   2-19  and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of
   2-20  Allister M. Waldrop.
   2-21                               ______________________________________
   2-22                                      President of the Senate
   2-23                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-24                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-25                               on February 16, 1995, by a rising vote.
    3-1                               ______________________________________
    3-2                                      Secretary of the Senate
    3-3                               ______________________________________
    3-4                                        Member, Texas Senate