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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The Illinois Senate is saddened to learn of  the
 3    death of Mr. Sam Curtis "Boon" Greer; and
 4        WHEREAS, Mr. Greer came to East St. Louis, Illinois at an
 5    early  age;  he  was  employed  as  a  custodian  with School
 6    District 189 from 1965 until his retirement; and
 7        WHEREAS, At an early age Mr. Greer was baptized at  First
 8    Baptist  Church  in  Wahalak, Mississippi; he was a member of
 9    New Mount Zion  Baptist  Church  in  Collinsville,  Illinois,
10    under  the  late  Reverend  James  Clayborne; Mr. Greer later
11    united with Pilgrim Temple Baptist Church under the pastorage
12    of Reverend Mack Lemons; and
13        WHEREAS, Mr. Greer is survived by  his  son,  James  Gray
14    Greer;   his  daughter,  Marjorie  Murray  and  her  husband,
15    Timothy;  his  granddaughter,  Marjorie  Louise  Jones;   his
16    sisters,  Minevar  Ramsey,  Mattie  Jones  and  her  husband,
17    Robert, Inez Dent and her husband, Lee, and Helen Hunter; his
18    brothers,  Gus  Greer and his wife, Margaret, Henry Greer and
19    his wife, Mary, and Tommy C. Greer; his aunt, Ruth Ulmer; and
20    many nieces, nephews, great-nephews,  great-nieces,  cousins,
21    and friends; therefore, be it
23    OF  THE  STATE  OF  ILLINOIS,  that  we mourn, along with his
24    family and friends, the death of Mr. Sam Curtis "Boon" Greer;
25    may they find peace and solace at this time of need;  and  be
26    it further
27        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
28    presented to the family of Mr. Sam Greer.

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