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TO CONGRATULATE MR. JACKSON WOODS OF HONEA PATH ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are delighted to learn that Mr. Jackson Woods of Honea Path celebrated his one hundredth birthday on June 7, 2019; and
Whereas, born in 1919 in the early part of the twentieth century, Jackson Woods has been witness to nearly all the remarkable social changes, technological advancements, and international developments that have transformed the world from that time into the second decade of the twenty-first century; and
Whereas, answering the call of his country in May 1943, Mr. Woods served as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II. With his four brothers, he completed basic training and served tours in England and North Africa. During his basic training, he was employed in the quartermaster's office issuing supplies to fellow soldiers. He also served in New York, Alabama, Virginia, and Georgia. Honorably discharged in January 1946, he returned home, having brought great pride to those who knew him, and he still brings great pride to his family, friends, and members of his community, as well as to the members of the South Carolina Senate; and
Whereas, to honor him at this very special time in his life, family and friends joined with him to celebrate his one hundredth birthday on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Maples, where among the guests were Mayor Earl Lollis Meyers of Honea Path; and
Whereas, the South Carolina Senate is pleased to honor Jackson Woods at the celebration of his centennial birthday, and the members join with his family and friends in congratulating him on reaching this extraordinary milestone. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate Mr. Jackson Woods of Honea Path on the occasion of his one hundredth birthday and wish him much happiness in the days ahead.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Mr. Jackson Woods.
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