2001 Regular Session

To: Rules

By: Representative Rotenberry, Weathersby, Hudson

House Concurrent Resolution 127

(As Adopted by House and Senate)


WHEREAS, Mr. Perry Eugene Lee, born September 24, 1952, is the son of Horace and Juanita Lee of Greensburg, Louisiana; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Lee earned a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and a master's degree from Mississippi State University; and

WHEREAS, on August 11, 1973, Mr. Lee married the former Janella Adams, with whom he has two daughters, Amanda Kay and Lenora Ann; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Lee has been recognized by many different organizations for his outstanding service including awards such as the Outstanding Extension Agent Award by the Mississippi Pork Producers Association; the Paul F. Newell Award for outstanding leadership to the Junior 4-H Livestock Program in Mississippi and the Outstanding Extension Beef Program Award by the Mississippi Cattleman's Association; the Agriculture Extension Award by the MSU Block and Bridle Club; the 1981 Achievement Award, the 1987 Distinguished Service Award, the 1994 Swine Educator Award, the 1995 Beef Educator Award by the Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents; and the 1981 Achievement Award, the 1987 Distinguished Service Award, the 1990 Professional Improvement Award for Dow Study Tour, the 1998 Communication Award by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents; and

WHEREAS, in addition, Mr. Lee has been recognized for the service to his community including being recognized for his Distinguished Service to the Simpson County Agricultural Industry by the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce; the 2000 Simpson County Board of Supervisors Appreciation Award; the Outstanding Service Award to Mendenhall Athletics and having served as President of the Simpson County Economic Development Foundation; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Lee also serves the citizens of Simpson County as a volunteer fireman for which he has been given the Citizenship Award and been named Fireman of the Year by the Mendenhall Volunteer Fire Department; and

WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend outstanding Mississippians such as Mr. Lee, who has dedicated his life to serving the people of Simpson County and the State of Mississippi:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend Mr. Perry Eugene Lee for his many outstanding accomplishments and express our heartiest wishes for continued success in all his endeavors.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. Perry Eugene Lee and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.