In Memory
  Clifton L. Taylor
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins the
  citizens of Johnson County and Texans across the state in
  mourning the loss of Johnson County Deputy Sheriff Clifton L.
  Taylor, who died in the line of duty on April 23, 2011, at the age
  of 31; and
         WHEREAS, Deputy Sheriff Taylor had been serving and
  protecting the people of Johnson County as a member of the
  sheriff's office for three years and three months; he was greatly
  respected and admired by his colleagues and all who knew him, and
  his death is a tragic reminder of the sacrifices made daily by the
  members of law enforcement and their families; and
         WHEREAS, An outstanding officer, Cliff Taylor was renowned
  for his dedication to duty, his selfless service in the
  community, and his strong work ethic; an engaging young man with
  a warm sense of humor, he was noted for his reliability, his
  fairness, and his compassion for others; and
         WHEREAS, Cliff Taylor leaves a legacy of courage and
  commitment to public service, and his family, his fiancée, his
  colleagues in the first-responder community, and his countless
  friends will forever cherish their memories of his life, his
  loyalty, and his many achievements; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 82nd
  Legislature, hereby pay tribute to the life of Johnson County
  Deputy Sheriff Clifton L. Taylor and extend sincere condolences
  to his bereaved family; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas
  Senate, and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
  memory of Clifton L. Taylor.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on April 27, 2011, by a
    rising vote.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate