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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 6 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 6

(By Senator Chafin)



Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 10473, located in Mingo County, the "Matoma C. Sansom Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was born and raised in Red Jacket, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Carl and Fannie Wooten; and
Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was the widow of the late Gaston Sansom; and
Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was the proud mother of five children, Ronnie, Harry, Donald, Brenda and Lisa, and the hero to ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; and
Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was a friend to everyone in her community and was an active member of Calista Boyd #104 Order of the Eastern Star for sixty years and served as secretary for twenty years; and
Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was a cherished member of her community, having dedicated much of her life to helping others in need, and performing a countless number of charitable acts for the betterment of Red Jacket; and
Whereas, Matoma C. Sansom was active member of the North Matewan Church of Christ; and
Whereas, Sadly, Matoma C. Sansom passed on February 14, 2009, leaving behind her beloved family and friends to cherish her memory; and
Whereas, It is fitting, to honor the memory of Matoma C. Sansom, that bridge number 10473, located in Mingo County, be named the "Matoma C. Sansom Memorial Bridge"; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 10473, located in Mingo County, the "Matoma C. Sansom Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Matoma C. Sansom Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of Matoma C. Sansom.
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