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92nd General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION

 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    express their sincerest condolences to the family and friends
 4    of John Brown, who passed away on June 28, 2002; and

 5        WHEREAS,  John "Jack" Brown was born on December 29, 1926
 6    in Gillespie, Illinois to the late John R. and Louise  Wetzel
 7    Brown; he was the husband of Brenda Watts Brown; and

 8        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Brown  was a laborer for Shell Refinery in
 9    Wood River for 33 years, retiring in 1961, and  the  operator
10    of Jack's Tavern in Gillespie; and

11        WHEREAS,  Mr.  Brown  was a United States Navy veteran of
12    World War II; he was a member of VFW Post 4547  of  Gillespie
13    and CFU Lodge 217 in Benld; and

14        WHEREAS, The passing of John Brown will be deeply felt by
15    all  who knew and loved him, especially his wife, Brenda; his
16    son, Jerry Jones; his daughters, Peggy (husband, Kim)  Carey,
17    Jackie   (husband,  Pat)  McKinney,  Bonnie  (husband,  Mark)
18    Carpani, and  Lynette  (husband,  Bruce)  Hedrick;  his  nine
19    grandchildren;  his  brothers, Jim (wife, Mary Lee) Brown and
20    Jene (wife, Pat) Brown; and his sister, Joyce  (husband,  Al)
21    Mor;  he  was preceded in death by his daughter, Patty Brown;
22    therefore, be it

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

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

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