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HR415 193307-1 By Representative Ford RFD: First Read: 15-MAR-18 193307-1:n:03/14/2015:JEC/jec LSA2018-1223 MOURNING THE DEATH OF MR. HENRY E. CLEVELAND, JR. WHEREAS, it is with profound sorrow that we note the death of Henry E. "Gene" Cleveland, Jr., on March 1, 2018, at the age of 78 years; and WHEREAS, Mr. Cleveland was born May 1, 1939, in Birmingham, Alabama; he graduated from Ensley High School in 1957 and The University of Alabama in 1962; he married his high school sweetheart, Evelyn Rose Jennings, while at the university; they moved to Gadsden, where he worked his entire career at the steel plant until it closed in 2000; and WHEREAS, he was an active member of Bellevue United Methodist Church and in the United Methodist local district; he served in various capacities for over 50 years, including interim choir director and the Methodist Men's Club; he was also very involved in the Gadsden community, serving in leadership roles in the Noccalula Little League, Emma Sansom Band Club, The Way of the Cross and The Love Center; and WHEREAS, he enjoyed helping people through serving meals or by providing needed items, supporting the Alabama football team through The Red Elephant Club, traveling and playing golf; and WHEREAS, he was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Berenice Cleveland; he is survived by his wife, Evelyn Cleveland; four children, Gene III (Allison) Cleveland, Russell (Lynn) Cleveland, Angie (Matt) Mabrey, and Vicki (Ivey) Williamson; grandchildren, Justin (Cassidy) Cleveland, Ry Cleveland, Cameron (Taylor) Candella, Victoria (J.D.) Bergman, Justin (Tiffany) Ammerman, Jack Cleveland, Sam Cleveland, Matthew (Hannah) Mabrey, Meredith Grace Mabrey, Reeder Williamson, and Keller Williamson; great-grandchildren, David Cleveland, Marlin Cleveland, Juniper Cleveland, Daxton Candella, Jude Ammerman, and Lyla Cleveland; sister, Kathryn Buchanan; and brother, O'Neal (Dianne) Cleveland; and WHEREAS, the passing of Henry E. "Gene" Cleveland, Jr., leaves a void in the lives of his loving family, many friends, and the entire community, where he was highly regarded; his presence will be greatly missed, but his memory will be cherished in the hearts of all who knew and loved him; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That the death of Mr. Henry E. "Gene" Cleveland, Jr., is recorded with deep sadness, and this resolution is offered in highest tribute to his life, along with heartfelt sympathy to his grieving family.