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TO CONGRATULATE MILDRED HENDERSON LINDSAY OF LAURENS ON THE OCCASION OF HER NINETY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives is pleased to learn that Mildred Henderson Lindsay, of Laurens, celebrates the milestone event of her ninety-eighth birthday on March 13, 2020; and
Whereas, born March 13, 1922, in Laurens County, she was one of eight children born to the late George and Mary Nancy Spearman Henderson; and
Whereas, Mrs. Lindsay has led a life of dedication and service to others. Throughout the course of her career she spent time as a battery filler for Greenwood Mills in Joanna, a supervisor at the Whitten Center for the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, a nurses assistant at National Healthcare in Laurens, and a private duty nurses assistant for Home Health; and
Whereas, a woman of faith, Mildred is a devoted member of New Hope AME Church in Mountville, led by Reverend John Booker. During her membership, she dutifully has served the Lord through years of work as a steward, class leader, and choir member. She also has given of her time and many talents to teach Sunday school at Piedmont Presbyterian Church in Mountville, and to serve as president of the Heroines of Jericho at Little River Zion Baptist Church; and
Whereas, she was married to the late Erskine Lindsay, Sr., a union that was blessed with five children, the late Ernestine White Dunbar, Erskine Miller Lindsay, Jr., George Ralph Lindsay, Janet Lindsay Williams, and Bernard Lindsay; and
Whereas, delighted to have a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, Mildred has enjoyed the privilege her longevity has provided of watching them grow and flourish; and
Whereas, to honor her at this very special time in her life, family and friends will join to celebrate her ninety-eighth birthday on Saturday, March 14, 2020; and
Whereas, it is a great pleasure to honor this daughter of South Carolina at the celebration of her ninety-eighth birthday and to join with her family and friends in congratulating her on reaching this important life milestone with hope that the Lord will continue to bless her for many years to come. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, congratulate Mildred Henderson Lindsay of Laurens on the occasion of her ninety-eighth birthday and wish her a joyous birthday celebration and much happiness in the days ahead.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Mildred Henderson Lindsay.
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