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90th General Assembly

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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, This body joins in mourning  the  loss  of  Mrs.
 3    Dorothy Lucille Kenney of East Saint Louis, Illinois; and
 4        WHEREAS,  Dorothy  Kenney was born in East Saint Louis on
 5    November 3, 1922; the daughter of Henry  and  Beulah  (Hutch)
 6    Anderson,  Sr.,  she  attended  Dunbar Elementary and Lincoln
 7    Senior, Howard University, and Freedman's School of  Nursing;
 8    and
 9        WHEREAS, Dorothy Kenney professed an early faith in Jesus
10    Christ,  and  became united with the Pilgrim Temple Christian
11    Methodist Episcopal Church; after her  marriage  to  Dr.  Roy
12    Wesley  Kenney,  Jr.  on  June  14, 1947, she united with the
13    Wesley-Bethel United Methodist Church; in 1967, she  returned
14    her membership to Pilgrim Temple; and
15        WHEREAS,  Mrs.  Kenney  was  a  member  of Chi Eta Phi; a
16    member of the East Saint Louis  Civic  Guild;  Secretary  and
17    Recording  Secretary  for the Missionary Society; a member of
18    the Steward Board;  and  Founder  of  the  East  Saint  Louis
19    Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc; and
20        WHEREAS,  Dorothy  Kenney  was  associated with the Urban
21    League, Y.W.C.A., and the  N.A.A.C.P.  and  was  a  Community
22    Hospital Volunteer; and
23        WHEREAS,  Mrs. Kenney is survived by her husband, Dr. Roy
24    W. Kenney;  two  daughters,  Mrs.  Cheryl  McKinney  and  Ms.
25    Deborah   Kenney;   one   son,   Roy   Wesley   Kenney,  III;
26    granddaughter Perchell McKinney; sisters Madames  Rena  Lewis
27    and  Retha  Fant;  sisters-in-law  Mrs. Katherine Brown, Mrs.
28    Dorothy Austin, Madames Jane and Ora Kenney, Ms. Reba Kenney,
29    and Mrs. Alberta  Anderson;  brothers-in-law  Messers  Howard
30    Kenney and Roland Austin, Sr.; several nephews and nieces; as
31    well as a large church family and many friends; therefore, be
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 1    it
 3    OF  THE  STATE  OF ILLINOIS, that we express our most sincere
 4    condolences to the family and friends of Mrs. Dorothy Lucille
 5    Kenney in this time of personal loss; and be it further
 6        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
 7    presented to the family of Mrs. Dorothy Lucille Kenney.

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