HR601: Celebrating the life of Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt.


Offered September 11, 2020
Celebrating the life of Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt.
Patron-- Tyler

WHEREAS, Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt, who served her community admirably for many years as a school bus driver and 9-1-1 emergency dispatcher, died on April 15, 2020; and

WHEREAS, born and raised in Greensville County, Colleen Hunnicutt graduated from Greensville County High School in 1974 and would continue to spread roots in the area for many years; and

WHEREAS, inspired to support the education of children in her community, Colleen Hunnicutt worked tirelessly as a school bus driver with Greensville County Public Schools for 23 years; and

WHEREAS, later in her career, Colleen Hunnicutt assisted local emergency response services as a 9-1-1 dispatcher, helping countless individuals navigate difficult and stressful situations and get help when it was needed; and

WHEREAS, active and engaged in her community, Colleen Hunnicutt was a proud member of the Order of the Eastern Star and gave generously of her time and talents to programs dedicated to the growth and development of young people; and

WHEREAS, guided throughout her life by her deep and abiding faith, Colleen Hunnicutt enjoyed worship and fellowship with her community at the Greater Shiloh Baptist Church in Emporia for many years; and

WHEREAS, Colleen Hunnicutt will be dearly remembered and fondly missed by her loving husband, Walter; her daughter, Tia; her mother, Vergie; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt, a cherished member of the Greensville County community who touched untold lives through her warmth, integrity, and grace; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Colleen Reese Weaver Hunnicutt as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.