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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are  saddened
 3    to learn of the death of Audrey LaRue Jones; and
 4        WHEREAS,   Audrey  LaRue  Jones  was  born  in  Kosiusko,
 5    Mississippi on February 7, 1943; her  parents  were  Mr.  and
 6    Mrs.  Henry Curtis Redmond; she gave her life to Christ at an
 7    early age and continued to serve Him throughout her life;  on
 8    December 23, 1966, she married Elmer David Jones; and
 9        WHEREAS,  Audrey  LaRue  Jones  was  a graduate of Tipton
10    Street High School in Kosiusko; she received  her  Bachelor's
11    degree  from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi
12    and her Master's degree from Indiana State University; and
13        WHEREAS, Audrey LaRue Jones was a Sunday School  teacher,
14    Usher  Board  member,  and a faithful member at Wesley Bethel
15    United Methodist Church; she was a member and past officer of
16    Jack and Jill of America; she was a member of the  St.  Clair
17    County Teachers' Union; she was a participant in the Diabetic
18    Prevention Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital; and
19        WHEREAS,  Audrey LaRue Jones taught in the Memphis Public
20    School before her marriage; she then taught at Martin  Luther
21    King  Jr. High School; she was currently teaching at East St.
22    Louis Sr. High School; Mrs. Jones will be remembered for  her
23    love of her students and children; and
24        WHEREAS,  Audrey  LaRue Jones is survived by her husband,
25    Elmer David Jones; her daughter, Kimberly Annette;  her  son,
26    Curtis Marquis; her two brothers, Henry Redmond and his wife,
27    Cora,  and  Jerry  Redmond  and  his wife, Ellen Bessell; her
28    brothers-in-law, Frederick Jones  and  his  wife,  Catherine,
29    Charles  Jones,  Jesse Jones, Robert Jones, and Ronald Jones;
30    her sisters-in-law, Selma Clemons, and Karen  Brown  and  her
31    husband,  Robert;  her  godchildren, Robert D. Bailey, Mitree
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 1    Jenkins, and Tikki Austin; her aunts, Annie Ethel  Dancy  and
 2    Samantha  Redmond;  her  adopted family, Lorine N. Purham and
 3    family;  her  many  nieces,   nephews,   cousins,   students,
 4    co-workers, church family, and friends; therefore, be it
 6    OF  THE  STATE  OF  ILLINOIS,  that  we mourn, along with her
 7    family and friends, the death of Audrey LaRue Jones  of  East
 8    St.  Louis,  Illinois;  may they find a measure of comfort in
 9    this time of loss; and be it further
10        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
11    presented to the family of Audrey LaRue Jones.

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