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By Representative Fincher
First Read: 16-JAN-18
ENROLLED, House Joint Resolution,
NAMING A PORTION OF ALABAMA HIGHWAY 48 IN RANDOLPH
COUNTY THE VERN GOSDIN HIGHWAY.
WHEREAS, in honor of the life of the late Vern
Gosdin, an outstanding musical artist who was born on August
5, 1934, in Woodland, Alabama, and died on April 28, 2009, in
Nashville, Tennessee; and,
WHEREAS, Vern Gosdin grew up in Alabama, where he
chopped cotton and sang on a gospel music show; and,
WHEREAS, Vern Gosdin's song, "Chiseled in Stone,"
won the Country Music Association Song of the Year award in
WHEREAS, in addition to "Chiseled in Stone", Vern
Gosdin's other hit songs included "I Can Tell by the Way You
Dance," "I'm Still Crazy," and "Set 'em Up, Joe"; and,
WHEREAS, Tammy Wynette once said that, with his rich
baritone voice, Vern Gosdin was "the only other singer who can
hold a candle to George Jones"; now therefore,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, BOTH
HOUSES THEREOF CONCURRING, That in honor of the late Vern
Gosdin, we declare that Alabama Highway 48 from the
intersection of Randolph County Road 56 to the Georgia state
line is named the Vern Gosdin Highway.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That we request that the
appropriate officials place and maintain signs as provided in
Speaker of the House of Representatives
President and Presiding Officer of the Senate
House of Representatives
I hereby certify that the within Act originated in
and was adopted by the House 23-JAN-18.
Senate 06-FEB-18 Adopted