HR31: Celebrating the life of Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 31
Celebrating the life of Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 21, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield, beloved teacher and mother, died on May 31, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Jennifer “Jenny” Gayle Rios Mansfield was a product of Newport News Public Schools, graduating from Menchville High School in 2000, and she earned a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University in 2006; and

WHEREAS, Jenny Mansfield began her teaching career as an English teacher at Gildersleeve Middle School in 2007, the school at which she would spend her entire teaching career; and

WHEREAS, with her love of teaching and her passion for helping students and others, Jenny Mansfield brightened the lives of hundreds of students during her time at Gildersleeve Middle School; and

WHEREAS, outside of teaching, Jenny Mansfield loved music, reading, swimming, and spending time both at the beach and with her family; and

WHEREAS, a person who cared so much about her community that she dedicated her life to serving and teaching those around her, Jenny Mansfield will be deeply missed by her students and colleagues at Gildersleeve Middle School; and

WHEREAS, Jenny Mansfield will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, Kevin; her children, Zachary and Zoey; and numerous family members and friends throughout Hampton Roads; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield; 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 Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 31

Offered February 14, 2022
Celebrating the life of Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield.
Patron-- Simonds

WHEREAS, Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield, beloved teacher and mother, died on May 31, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Jennifer “Jenny” Mansfield was a product of Newport News Public Schools, graduating from Menchville High School in 2000, and she earned a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University in 2006; and

WHEREAS, Jenny Mansfield began her teaching career as an English teacher at Gildersleeve Middle School in 2007, the school at which she would spend her entire teaching career; and

WHEREAS, with her love of teaching and her passion for helping students and others, Jenny Mansfield brightened the lives of hundreds of students during her time at Gildersleeve Middle School; and

WHEREAS, outside of teaching, Jenny Mansfield loved music, reading, swimming, and spending time both at the beach and with her family; and

WHEREAS, a person who cared so much about her community that she dedicated her life to serving and teaching those around her, Jenny Mansfield will be deeply missed by her students and colleagues at Gildersleeve Middle School; and

WHEREAS, Jenny Mansfield will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, Kevin; her children, Zachary and Zoey; and numerous family members and friends throughout Hampton Roads; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield; 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 Jennifer Gayle Rios Mansfield as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for her memory.