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TO CONGRATULATE MAE ETTA GARVIN GREEN, A NATIVE OF JASPER COUNTY, ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY, AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND CONTINUED HEALTH AND HAPPINESS.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives are delighted to learn that Mae Etta Garvin Green, a native of Jasper County, will celebrate her ninety-seventh birthday on June 11, 2012; and
Whereas, born near Grays in Jasper County, young Mae Etta came into this world on June 11, 1915, in the early part of the twentieth century, and she has been witness to many of the incredible changes and developments that have come to this nation from that time into the twenty-first century; and
Whereas, she and her husband, James P. Green (now deceased), raised a fine family of four children, Timothy, James, Jr., Rosa Mae, and Deloris, who have given their parents the joy of four grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren; and
Whereas, a woman of faith, she joined Rock Spring Baptist Church at an early age and served her God there as church secretary and Sunday School superintendent for more than fifty years. She still takes part in its activities and attends church whenever she can; and
Whereas, the House of Representatives is pleased to honor this daughter of South Carolina at the celebration of her ninety-seventh birthday and joins with her family and friends in congratulating her on reaching this extraordinary milestone. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, congratulate Mae Etta Garvin Green, a native of Jasper County, on the occasion of her ninety-seventh birthday, and wish her a joyous birthday celebration and continued health and happiness.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Mae Etta Garvin Green.
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