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92_HR0059 LRB9204669KBkb 1 HOUSE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of 3 Representatives wish to express their sincere condolences to 4 the family and friends of Cheryl Lavender, who recently 5 passed away; and 6 WHEREAS, Cheryl Lavender was born in Chicago, Illinois; 7 to the union of Josephine and Raymond Adkins, Sr.; and 8 WHEREAS, She was a graduate of Corpus Christi High 9 School; she was baptized and confirmed at Corpus Christi 10 Catholic Church; in the fall of 1991 she joined True Vine 11 Baptist Church where she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior; 12 and 13 WHEREAS, Cheryl Lavender worked as an accounting 14 supervisor for Chicago Metropolitan Insurance Company for 15 thirty-one years before her retirement; Mrs. Lavender was a 16 political activist who worked as a staffer for the late Mayor 17 Harold Washington's Political Education Project; she served 18 as the 9th Ward Coordinator for the Washington for Mayor 19 campaign in 1983 and the 2nd Congressional District 20 Coordinator for his re-election in 1987; and 21 WHEREAS, Cheryl Lavender married her childhood 22 sweetheart, Leo Lavender, in 1971; and 23 WHEREAS, Cheryl Lavender worked with many political 24 campaigns, including those of Senator Paul Simon, State 25 Representative Connie Howard, Alderman Tim Evans, Congressman 26 Bobby Rush and Congressman Charlie Hayes; and many others 27 from the State of Illinois; and 28 WHEREAS, The passing of Cheryl Lavender will be deeply 29 felt by all who loved and were touched by her, especially her 30 loving husband, Leo; her daughter, Angela (husband, Ken) 31 Jackson; her grandchildren, K.K. and Kayla; her mother, -2- LRB9204669KBkb 1 Josephine Adkins; her sister, Diane (husband, James) Davis; 2 her brother, Raymond (wife, Genny) Adkins; her Uncle Howard; 3 her two great-aunts; her many nieces and nephews; and her 4 many friends; therefore, be it 5 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 6 NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that 7 we mourn, along with her family and friends, the passing of 8 Cheryl Lavender; and be it further 9 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 10 presented to the family of Cheryl Lavender.
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