2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Carlton
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MRS. GERI DAVIS AND EXPRESSING DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS UPON HER PASSING.
WHEREAS, Mrs. Geri Davis, a longtime resident of Columbia, Mississippi, departed this earthly life on December 29, 2005, to enter into rest, causing great sorrow and loss to her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Davis, like many Mississippians, led a life committed to caring for her family, home and neighbors, lending a helping hand wherever needed in an unselfish, giving and loving manner that serves as an example for all; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Davis demonstrated the selfless nature that was the essence of her existence on this earth, which overflowed into the lives of all who had the opportunity to meet and know her; and
WHEREAS, ever mindful that "to everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heavens," Mrs. Davis' life was marked by loving and being loved by those who will continue to cherish the legacy of her memory: children, Mike Davis, Richard Davis and Sybill Davis McCraw; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to commend the life of such an amazing and courageous individual as Mrs. Davis:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend the life and legacy of Mrs. Geri Davis and express deepest sympathy to her family and friends upon her passing.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to the family of Mrs. Geri Davis and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.