H.R. No. 1956
         WHEREAS, A rich and purposeful life drew to a close with the
  passing of Patsy H. Gonzales of Bexar County on January 18, 2021, at
  the age of 97; and
         WHEREAS, The daughter of Fidencio Herrera and Maxima Ramos,
  the former Patsy Herrera was born on July 23, 1923, in San Antonio
  and graduated from Lanier High School; and
         WHEREAS, She and her husband, the late Frank Gonzales, were
  blessed with five children, and Mrs. Gonzales was deeply involved
  in their school and extracurricular activities; she served as a
  Girl Scout leader, as the first Hispanic catechist and coordinator
  at St. Cecilia's Catholic School, and as the first Hispanic
  president of the St. Michael's Academy parent-teacher group; with
  the passing years, her family grew to include numerous
  grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Inspired to participate in politics by the 1964
  prohibition on poll taxes, Mrs. Gonzales became one of the first
  Hispanic women to serve as an election clerk and election judge; she
  remained involved in the political sphere into her eighties and
  beyond, working to support Democratic candidates and advocating for
  voting at the local and national level; she was also dedicated to
  public safety and represented the Riverside Neighborhood
  Association in Cellular on Patrol Southeast; and
         WHEREAS, While the death of Patsy Gonzales brings
  immeasurable sorrow to her family and friends, she leaves behind a
  record of service that her loved ones can remember with pride; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Patsy H. Gonzales and
  extend sincere condolences to all who mourn her passing; and, be it
         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 Patsy
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 1956 was unanimously adopted by a
  rising vote of the House on May 31, 2021.
  Chief Clerk of the House