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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Candice Lynnell Johnson of Chicago, who
4passed away on April 27, 2013; and
5    WHEREAS, Candice Johnson was born on July 23, 1990, to Clay
6and Cynthia Johnson in Chicago; she graduated from Seton
7Academy in 2008 and attended Purdue University Calumet, where
8she was studying computer graphics; and
9    WHEREAS, Candice Johnson accepted Christ on March 31, 2013,
10at Resurrection House Baptist Church; and
11    WHEREAS, Candice Johnson enjoyed dancing and was a member
12of one of Chicago's top dance groups, "CYDC"; she was a great
13artist, hair stylist, singer, and had many talents; and
14    WHEREAS, Candice Johnson was preceded in death by her
15brother, Clay Jr.; and
16    WHEREAS, Candice Johnson is survived by her parents; her
17siblings, Judice (Baten), Curtis (Amy), LaTosha (Detrick),
18Shena (Joseph), Carlos (Nastasia), and Clay III (Mechelle); her
19nieces and nephews, Stephen (Melissa), Jasmin, Kendall, C.J.,
20Corey, Evan, Ethan, LeVandis, Christyle, Aaliyah, Diamond,



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1Alea, DaJha, Terry, Carlos Jr., and Carla; her great niece,
2Maliyia; her God daughter, Cherish; her dogs, Sam and Moet; and
3a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends; therefore, be it
5ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
6Candice Johnson, and extend our sincere condolences to her
7family, friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it
9    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of Candice Johnson as an expression of
11our deepest sympathy.