HR434: Commending Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 434
Commending Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 21, 2017

 

WHEREAS, Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie, a beloved member of the Shacklefords community, celebrates her 100th birthday in 2017; and

WHEREAS, born on March 6, 1917, Eva Coates was one of eight children born to Lum and Ruth Coates; she learned the value of hard work and responsibility at a young age by working on her family’s farm; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coates married James Guthrie on December 13, 1938, and together they had four children and raised three; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coates Guthrie brings joy to her family, friends, and neighbors through her delicious cooking, especially her sought-after coconut cakes, and her handmade quilts and afghans; and

WHEREAS, an avid outdoorswoman, Eva Coates Guthrie still enjoys hunting and riding her four-wheeler, or simply relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the natural world; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coates Guthrie has been a witness to the seminal events of the 20th and 21st centuries, including the Great Depression, two world wars, and the rise of modern conveniences and technology; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie hereby be commended on the occasion of her 100th birthday in 2017; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Eva Elizabeth Coates Guthrie as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the community and best wishes.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 434

Offered February 20, 2017
Commending Eva Elizabeth Coats.
Patron-- Hodges

WHEREAS, Eva Elizabeth Coats, a beloved member of the Shacklefords community, celebrates her 100th birthday in 2017; and

WHEREAS, born on March 6, 1917, Eva Coats was one of eight children born to Lum and Ruth Coats; she learned the value of hard work and responsibility at a young age by working on her family’s farm; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coats married James Guthrie on December 13, 1938, and together they raised four children; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coats brings joy to her family, friends, and neighbors through her delicious cooking, especially her sought-after coconut cakes, and her handmade quilts and afghans; and

WHEREAS, an avid outdoorswoman, Eva Coats still enjoys hunting and riding her four-wheeler, or simply relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the natural world; and

WHEREAS, Eva Coats has been a witness to the seminal events of the 20th and 21st centuries, including the Great Depression, two world wars, and the rise of modern conveniences and technology; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Eva Elizabeth Coats hereby be commended on the occasion of her 100th birthday in 2017; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Eva Elizabeth Coats as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the community and best wishes.