HJ131: Celebrating the life of Margaret Ann Poe.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 131
Celebrating the life of Margaret Ann Poe.

 

Agreed to by the House, January 24, 2022
Agreed to by the Senate, January 27, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Margaret Ann Poe, a vibrant member of the Fauquier County community, died on January 18, 2021; and

WHEREAS, born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Margaret “Peggy” Ann Poe was a talented horsewoman who enjoyed equestrian sports and was active in the foxhunting community, helping to recover hounds that had strayed from the pack as the longtime whipper-in for the Orange County Hounds; and

WHEREAS, after her husband, Melvin, joined the Bath County Hounds in 1991, Peggy Poe became well known for her delicious southern cuisine as the head chef for hunting events at Fassifern Farm; and

WHEREAS, Peggy Poe later raised miniature horses and pot-bellied pigs as the owner of Poe’s Petites; and

WHEREAS, Peggy Poe’s greatest joy in life was her beloved family, and she relished every opportunity to cheer for her children at a wide range of sporting events, from softball games to jousting tournaments; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, Melvin, and one daughter, Kathryn, Peggy Poe will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her daughters, Christine, Bridgett, and Patricia, and their families, and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Margaret Ann Poe; 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 Margaret Ann Poe as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for her memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 131

Offered January 18, 2022
Celebrating the life of Margaret Ann Poe.
Patron-- Webert

WHEREAS, Margaret Ann Poe, a vibrant member of the Fauquier County community, died on January 18, 2021; and

WHEREAS, born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, Margaret “Peggy” Poe was a talented horsewoman who enjoyed equestrian sports and was active in the foxhunting community, helping to recover hounds that had strayed from the pack as the longtime whipper-in for the Orange County Hounds; and

WHEREAS, after her husband, Melvin, joined the Bath County Hounds in 1991, Peggy Poe became well known for her delicious southern cuisine as the head chef for hunting events at Fassifern Farm; and

WHEREAS, Peggy Poe later raised miniature horses and pot-bellied pigs as the owner of Poe’s Petites; and

WHEREAS, Peggy Poe’s greatest joy in life was her beloved family, and she relished every opportunity to cheer for her children at a wide range of sporting events, from softball games to jousting tournaments; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, Melvin, and one daughter, Kathryn, Peggy Poe will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her daughters, Christine, Bridgett, and Patricia, and their families, and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Margaret Ann Poe; 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 Margaret Ann Poe as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.