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90_HR0579 LRB9012595KBkb 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The institution of marriage is one of the 3 cornerstones upon which our society is built, and a marriage 4 that has achieved a notable longevity is truly a model for 5 the people of the State of Illinois; and 6 WHEREAS, It has come to our attention that Mr. and Mrs. 7 Raymond "Gene" Eugene and Hester B. (Nelson) Suggs of 8 Champaign, Illinois, will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary 9 of their marriage; Raymond and Hester were married on June 10 19, 1948; and 11 WHEREAS, The respect for marriage reaches one of its 12 highest plateaus when a couple such as Raymond and Hester 13 celebrate their golden wedding anniversary; and 14 WHEREAS, Raymond and Hester stand as examples of the best 15 of our society, and their love and devotion to each other and 16 to their family and friends serve as a reminder to all that 17 hard work, dedication, and love can make a difference in 18 today's world; therefore be it 19 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 20 NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, That we 21 congratulate Raymond and Hester Suggs on the occasion of 22 their fiftieth wedding anniversary; that we commend them for 23 achieving a long and happy marriage; and that we wish them 24 happiness and good health in the future; and be it further 25 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 26 presented to them as an expression of our respect and esteem.
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