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Current Status Bill Number:
4578Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19980204Primary Sponsor: CantyAll Sponsors: CantyDrafted Document Number: pt\1646dw.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980205Subject: Mr. Mack Willie Rhodes, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19980205 Received from Senate Senate 19980205 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19980204 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO OFFER THE BEST WISHES AND HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE BELOVED MR. MACK WILLIE RHODES OF SUMTER COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION.
Whereas, Mack Willie Rhodes was born in Clarendon County on February 25, 1898; and
Whereas, he is the grandson of a slave owner and is the second oldest of fifteen children; and
Whereas, Mr. Rhodes is affectionately addressed as "Papa" by his eight living children, thirty-six grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren, and five great great-grandchildren; and
Whereas, Mr. Rhodes' family, good values, and good living are his most cherished possessions; and
Whereas, he has always been a community-oriented person and has generously offered his assistance to neighbors, friends, and family for many years; and
Whereas, Mr. Rhodes became a member of Melina Presbyterian Church in 1915 and is now the oldest member; and
Whereas, Mr. Rhodes has been a member of the Masonic Lodge Golden Gate No. 73 since 1948; and
Whereas, Mr. Rhodes is known as a contributing member of Sumter County, possessed of the highest principles and morality, a loving father and grandfather, and a faithful friend; and
Whereas, on Saturday, February 14, 1998, family and friends will gather in celebration of Mr. Rhodes' one hundredth birthday; and
Whereas, we would like to take this opportunity to offer a special tribute to Mr. Mack Willie Rhodes, a man of courage and dedication, on a very special day -- his one hundredth birthday . Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina offer their best wishes and heartfelt congratulations to the beloved Mr. Mack Willie Rhodes of Sumter County on the occasion of his one hundredth birthday celebration.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Mr. Mack Willie Rhodes.