83R4935 LUC-D
  By: Anderson H.R. No. 257
         WHEREAS, A 50th wedding anniversary marks a lifetime of
  mutual devotion and shared experiences, and Lonnie Coone Sr., and
  Carole Coone of Axtell celebrated this joyous milestone in their
  marriage on January 14, 2013; and
         WHEREAS, Lonnie Coone and the former Carole Dabbs were joined
  in matrimony in 1963 at a ceremony held in Riesel; through the
  years, they have been blessed with a treasured family of four
  children, including Rick Coone and his wife, Pam, Cheryl Coone
  Vasta, Lonnie Coone, Jr., and Anne Coone Cantrell, as well as nine
  grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Respected members of their community, Mr. Coone
  worked as a truck driver for ABF Freight System, and Mrs. Coone
  enjoyed a career with the Texas Department of Human Services; now
  both retired, they are valued members of Timber Crest Baptist
  Church; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. and Mrs. Coone have enjoyed five decades of
  abiding love and affection for each other, and they are among an
  exceptional group of men and women who can claim such a lasting
  commitment; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Lonnie Coone, Sr., and Carole Coone
  on their golden wedding anniversary and extend to them sincere best
  wishes for continued happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Mr. and Mrs. Coone as an expression of high regard by
  the Texas House of Representatives.