By:  Turner                                           S.R. No. 1097
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2                               In Memory
    1-3                                  of
    1-4                         Lucille Riley Steward
    1-5        WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the citizens
    1-6  of Fairfield in mourning the loss of one of the community's most
    1-7  esteemed and well-loved residents, Lucille Riley Steward, who died
    1-8  April 19, 1995, at the age of 90; and
    1-9        WHEREAS, The many important achievements of this
   1-10  distinguished lady contributed to the development and progress of
   1-11  her city; Mrs. Steward generously offered her invaluable leadership
   1-12  to various civic and philanthropic endeavors; and
   1-13        WHEREAS, Born on January 19, 1905, in Wortham, Texas, Lucille
   1-14  graduated from Wortham High School and attended Trinity University
   1-15  in Waxahachie; she taught school in the Fairfield school system
   1-16  before her marriage to Hugh Steward in 1924; the devoted couple
   1-17  provided a loving home for their daughter, Ann, and their son,
   1-18  Leighton; and
   1-19        WHEREAS, Mrs. Steward was a highly respected civic leader who
   1-20  was admired for her devotion to the City of Fairfield; she served
   1-21  as president of GFWC Fairfield History Club in 1935 and again in
   1-22  1972; as a result of her efforts in researching the Moody-Bradley
   1-23  House, it was designated a historical landmark and restored; and
    2-1        WHEREAS, A member of the Order of the Eastern Star,
    2-2  Mrs. Steward was a Past Worthy Matron of Fairfield Chapter 331;
    2-3  she was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution;
    2-4  and
    2-5        WHEREAS, A charter member of Fairfield Harmony Presbyterian
    2-6  Church which was organized in 1932, Lucille was a lifetime member
    2-7  of the women of the church; she devoted her time and talents to the
    2-8  redecoration of the church in the 1970s; and
    2-9        WHEREAS, She leaves a legacy of compassion and commitment
   2-10  that will be remembered with gratitude by her family and all those
   2-11  who had the privilege of knowing this remarkable individual; now,
   2-12  therefore, be it
   2-13        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
   2-14  74th Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to the
   2-15  family of Lucille R. Steward:  her daughter, Ann Waddell; her son
   2-16  and daughter-in-law, Leighton and Lynda Steward; her sister,
   2-17  Lura Gregory; and her five grandchildren and four
   2-18  great-grandchildren; and, be it further
   2-19        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for her
   2-20  family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas Senate,
   2-21  and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of
   2-22  Lucille R. Steward.
   2-23                               ______________________________________
   2-24                                       President of the Senate
   2-25                                    I hereby certify that the above
    3-1                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
    3-2                               on May 17, 1995, by a rising vote.
    3-3                               ______________________________________
    3-4                                       Secretary of the Senate
    3-5                               ______________________________________
    3-6                                         Member, Texas Senate