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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 Claranette Sims-Jackson, who recently passed away; and

 5        WHEREAS,  Claranette  Sims-Jackson  was born in Magnolia,
 6    Mississippi on December 22, 1929 to the union of  Elijah  and
 7    Beatrice Sims; and

 8        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Sims-Jackson  moved  to Chicago, Illinois
 9    after  graduating  from  Pike  County  Training   School   in
10    Magnolia;  she later joined Liberty Baptist Church, where she
11    was a faithful and devoted member and where she met and later
12    married Willie James Jackson; she was also a  member  of  the
13    Olive Leaf Club; and

14        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Sims-Jackson  was  a faithful employee at
15    General Motors until her retirement; and

16        WHEREAS, The passing of Claranette Sims-Jackson  will  be
17    deeply  felt  by  all  who knew and loved her, especially her
18    sisters, Lula (husband, Calvin) Cook  and  Mildred  Robinson;
19    her  goddaughters;  and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives,
20    and friends; therefore, be it

22    ASSEMBLY  OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
23    all who knew her, the death  of  Claranette  Sims-Jackson  of
24    Chicago, Illinois; and be it further

25        RESOLVED,  That  a  suitable  copy  of this resolution be
26    presented to the family of Claranette Sims-Jackson  with  our
27    sincere condolences.

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