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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 11

(By Senators Stollings, Kirkendoll and Unger)




Requesting the Division of Highways name the section of State Route 214 at Childress Road, from mile marker 8.92 to mile marker 9.92, the "Army Pvt. Parker Meikle Memorial Road".
     Whereas, Parker Meikle was born November 5, 1919, in Alum Creek, Lincoln County, West Virginia, the second of nine children born to Archie Thomas Meikle and Chalcie Lottie Turley Meikle, and is survived by two sisters, three brothers and numerous nieces and nephews; and
     Whereas, Parker Meikle was raised and educated in the Alum Creek area; and
     Whereas, Pvt. Parker Meikle entered the United States Army January 26, 1942; and
     Whereas, Pvt. Parker Meikle, Service Number 35263702, died of wounds he received in World War II December 19, 1944, in Belgium while serving as a combat engineer with Company B 158th Engineer Battalion; and
     Whereas, The body of Pvt. Parker Meikle was returned to West Virginia for reburial in 1949, with Snodgrass Funeral Home in charge of arrangements; and
     Whereas, It is proper and fitting that the ultimate sacrifice made by this native son be honored in this manner; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name the section of State Route 214 at Childress Road, from mile marker 8.92 to mile marker 9.92, the "Army Pvt. Parker Meikle Memorial Road", and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of the Division of Highways is hereby requested to erect a sign at each end of the section of road containing bold and prominent letters proclaiming the section of road the "Army Pvt. Parker Meikle Memorial Road"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of Highways and the family of the late Parker Meikle.
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