83R21865 LUC-D
  By: Rose H.R. No. 1693
         WHEREAS, Family and friends will long cherish their memories
  of Annie Ruth Brooks of Dallas, who passed away on March 29, 2013,
  at the age of 75; and
         WHEREAS, Born in Brandon on July 18, 1937, the former Annie
  Ruth Foster was one of 14 children of James and Perlene Foster; she
  grew up in Milford, where she graduated from Kelly Miller High
  School; and
         WHEREAS, She found a life partner in Franklin Brooks, and the
  couple were blessed with three children, Franklin, Loretta, and
  Sonya; with the passing years, her family grew to include five
  grandchildren and a great-grandchild; and
         WHEREAS, A woman of faith, Mrs. Brooks was a devoted member of
  New Mount Corinth Baptist Church in Dallas; and
         WHEREAS, Annie Brooks lived a caring and purposeful life, and
  she will forever be remembered with deep affection by all who held
  her close to their hearts; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the memory of Annie Ruth Brooks
  and extend sincere sympathy to the members of her family: to her
  children, Loretta Ann Lee, Sonya Renee Hill, and Franklin Brooks,
  Jr.; to her grandchildren, Chris and Denzell Lee and Ricky, Mia, and
  Shatia Hill; to her great-grandchild, Da'vion Hill; to her sisters,
  Allie Mae ApplieWhite, Dorothy Jean Wright, Vearlean Johnson, Joyce
  Marie Lewis, Mamie Lee Price, and Sharon Sherfield; to her
  brothers, Edward, Blendell, John, and Danny Foster; and to her many
  other relatives and friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for her family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Annie Ruth