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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are  saddened
 3    to learn of the death of Mrs. Norine Mann Taylor; and
 4        WHEREAS,  Norine  Mann  Taylor  was  born  in Union City,
 5    Tennessee on September 10, 1903; her parents  were  Ora  Gary
 6    and  George  Mann,  Sr.;  she  was  preceded in death by five
 7    sisters and two brothers; and
 8        WHEREAS, As a  youngster,  Norine  Mann  Taylor  attended
 9    public  schools  in  Brownsville, Tennessee; on July 6, 1918,
10    she was united in holy matrimony to Mr. James Taylor, Sr.; to
11    this blessed union was born three  sons:  James  Jr.,  Arthur
12    Chatman, and Charles Augusta, and three daughters: Ethel Mae,
13    Armogene, and Mattie Louise; and
14        WHEREAS, In 1924 the family moved to St. Louis, Missouri;
15    in  1933,  Norine  and  James  moved their family to East St.
16    Louis,  Illinois;  in  1933,   Norine   Taylor   was   saved,
17    sanctified,  and  filled  with  the Holy Ghost in the home of
18    Mother Yancy on South 17th Street in East St.  Louis;  Mother
19    Taylor joined with the Church of God in Christ Congregational
20    Church,  under the pastorate of the late Bishop George Slack;
21    Mother Taylor spent her last years  at  the  Greater  Liberty
22    Church of God in Christ; and
23        WHEREAS,  Mother  Taylor  received a Deaconess Missionary
24    license on July  19,  1963,  and  her  Evangelist  Missionary
25    License  on  July  20,  1973;  Mother  Taylor  also served as
26    treasurer of the W.P.W.W.; Mother Taylor was  known  for  her
27    commitment  to  God, her encouraging words to others, and her
28    inspiration to all that knew her; and
29        WHEREAS, Mother Norine Taylor is survived  by  her  sons,
30    James  Jr., and his wife, Ellie Ree, and Charles Augusta; her
31    daughters, Armogene and husband Arbyle,  and  Mattie  Louise;
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 1    her   eight   grandchildren;   many  great-grandchildren  and
 2    great-great grandchildren,  as  well  as  many  other  family
 3    members and friends; therefore, be it
 5    OF   THE   STATE  OF  ILLINOIS,  that  we  send  our  sincere
 6    condolences to the family of Mother Norine Mann  Taylor;  may
 7    they find comfort in this time of need; and be it further
 8        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
 9    presented to the family of Mother Norine Taylor.

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