HR 453

Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Wilson, Mildred D., death mourned
Subjects
Resolutions, Condolence
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HR453 193560-1 By Representatives Coleman, Givan, Scott, Rogers, Bracy, Buskey, Howard, Jackson, Alexander, England, Clarke, Forte, Drummond, Boyd, Daniels, Hollis, Knight, Beech, Morrow, McCampbell, Carns, Drake, Black, Lindsey, Ford, Williams (JD), Garrett, Hall, Blackshear, Farley, Faulkner, South and Treadaway RFD: First Read: 20-MAR-18 193560-1:n:03/20/2018:AR/ar LSA2018-1440 MOURNING THE DEATH OF MILDRED D. WILSON. WHEREAS, it is with profound sorrow that we note the death of Mildred D. Wilson, on March 15, 2018, at the age of ears; she was the beloved mother of our friend and colleague, Senator Linda Coleman-Madison; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Wilson was born to Sylvester and Bertha Davis, December 4, 1930, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; she accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and united with the Holy Springs Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and WHEREAS, she attended Holy Springs Elementary and Holy Springs High School; she graduated from Stillman College with an undergraduate degree in education; she received her Master's Degree in Education from the University of Montevallo; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Wilson began her teaching career at Abrams Elementary School; she also taught at Greenwood Elementary School and Charles F. Hard Elementary School in Bessemer, Alabama, where she faithfully served for 34 years; and WHEREAS, she was faithful member of the New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Hueytown, Alabama; she served as a Sunday School teacher for over 30 years, deaconess secretary, Missionary Society President, and a member of the Matrons' Society; she enjoyed decorating the church for many celebrations and events; she organized many holiday and seasonal programs and she was a noted public speaker for church events and a supporter of the Concerned Citizens of Hueytown; and WHEREAS, she enjoyed cooking and hosting family gatherings; she was also caring and compassionate to those who were ill and insured them that she was thinking of them and praying for them by sending care packages; and WHEREAS, Mrs. Wilson was predeceased by her only son, Devellyn Joel Wilson; those left to cherish her memory, are her devoted husband, Thonal Wilson; two daughters, Rhonda Wesley (Anthony), Linda Coleman-Madison (Carl); grandsons Anthony Wesley, Jr., and Brandon Wesley; one sister, Alla Mae Stewart, and a host of other family and friends; and WHEREAS, the passing of Mrs. Wilson leaves a void in the lives of her loving family, many friends, and the entire community, where she was highly regarded; her presence will be greatly missed, but her memory will be cherished in the hearts of all who knew and loved her; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That the death of Mildred B. Wilson is recorded with deep sadness, and this resolution is offered in highest tribute to her life, along with heartfelt sympathy to her grieving family. RESOLVED FURTHER, That special condolences are offered by Senators Priscilla Dunn, Vivian Davis Figures, Hank Sanders, Bobby Singleton, and Rodger Smitherman.

Action DateChamberAction
March 20, 2018HJoint Rule 11

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