J3050

Congratulating The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary

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J3050


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evan-
gelist Myrtle L. Jones upon the occasion of celebrating their 50th
Wedding Anniversary

WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. Eugene and the former Evangelist Myrtle L.
Hill were united in marriage on November 25, 1961; a banquet was held in
their honor at the Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls, New York, hosted
by the Hollingsworth Memorial Church of Nyack on Saturday, December 3,
2011; and
WHEREAS, They are the proud parents of seven children, fifteen grand-
children, and four great-grandchildren; and
WHEREAS, Born in Marlboro, New York, Evangelist Jones serves as the
First Lady and Church Administrator of the Hollingsworth Memorial
Church; Dr. Eugene Jones was born in Delray Beach, Florida, and is
retired from IBM and Ford Motor Companies; he currently serves as the
Pastor of the Hollingsworth Memorial Church; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones are
and always have been a tower of strength, support, understanding and
limitless love for their family; and
WHEREAS, Their love, devotion, caring, sensitivity and responsiveness
to their family, friends and all who know them are their hallmark and
tradition; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones have
lived and continue to live their lives with great dignity and genuine
grace, always demonstrating a deep and continuing concern for human
values and ideals, and in so doing, they have inspired others to do the
same; and
WHEREAS, This meaningful occasion is the result of the love, hard work
and spirit this couple has invested in their marriage; and
WHEREAS, These same values they have passed to their loved ones,
producing a family that is close-knit and supportive of its individual
members, public-minded in its relations to the community and committed
to the ideals of citizenship upon which this Nation was founded; and
WHEREAS, The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones have
touched the lives of their family and many friends through the shining
example of their marriage, which is a testament to the devotion and
admiration which they possess for one another; and
WHEREAS, The longevity of this enduring marriage truly marks a mile-
stone in life's journey, an event of personal triumph and joy; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an occa-
sion of such importance is brought to our attention, the same should be
memorialized by us for the edification and emulation of others; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones upon
the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Reverend Dr. Eugene and Evangelist Myrtle L. Jones.

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  • 20 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 24 / Jan / 2012
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / Jan / 2012
    • ADOPTED

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