State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express  their  sincere condolences to the family and friends
 4    of Richard Purham, who passed away on June 11, 2001; and

 5        WHEREAS, Richard Purham was born on August  14,  1937  in
 6    Lauderdale, Tennessee to J.B. and Mosella Purham; and

 7        WHEREAS,  Richard  Purham  was a graduate from Elementary
 8    and Lauderdale High School; and

 9        WHEREAS, Richard Purham moved to Chicago, Illinois, where
10    he met Jerline Evans; they were married on January 16,  1961;
11    and

12        WHEREAS, Richard Purham was employed as an Administrative
13    Assistant to Illinois State Representative William Shaw; and

14        WHEREAS,  The  passing  of  Richard Purham will be deeply
15    felt by all who knew and  loved  him,  especially  his  wife,
16    Jerline;     his     step-daughter,    Diane    Kiser;    his
17    step-grandchildren; his step-great-grandchild;  his  brother,
18    J.Y.  Purham;  his  sisters, Rosa Ella Kearney, Annie Rebecca
19    Ross, and Ethel Walker; his father-in-law and  mother-in-law,
20    Harvey  and  Rosia  Lee  Young;  his  son-in-law;  his  three
21    brothers-in-law;  his  two  sisters-in-law;  and  a  host  of
22    nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends; therefore, be it

24    ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along  with
25    all  who  knew  him,  the death of Richard Purham of Chicago,
26    Illinois; and be it further

27        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
28    presented  to  the  family of Richard Purham with our sincere
29    condolences.

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