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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    convey  their  sincere  condolences  to  the family of Larnch
 4    Rush, who passed away on October 12, 1995; and
 5        WHEREAS, Larnch Rush was born January 27, 1903 in Scooba,
 6    Mississippi; his parents were Noah  Rush  and  Hattie  Mosley
 7    Rush; in October of 1925, Larnch married Melinda Spencer, who
 8    was affectionately called "Sugar"; and
 9        WHEREAS,  Larnch Rush spent his early years on the family
10    land in Mississippi; in 1929 he moved his family to East  St.
11    Louis,  Illinois;  Mr.  Rush  took  a  job  with the Monsanto
12    Company, where he retired after thirty years of service; and
13        WHEREAS, At an early age Larnch Rush  accepted  Jesus  as
14    his  Savior  during  a  revival  service;  he joined with the
15    Friendship Baptist Church under the  leadership  of  Reverend
16    L.T. Phinnessee; and
17        WHEREAS,  Larnch Rush is survived by his loving wife; his
18    son  George;  his  daughter  Marie  Rush  Lawson;  his   four
19    grandchildren, Jerome Gosa and his wife Pierrette, Kim Lawson
20    Jenkins  and her husband Ronaldo, Shirley Rush Bonney and her
21    husband Terry, and Linda Sue Lawson; he is  survived  by  his
22    adopted  family,  the  Lewis  family of East St. Louis; three
23    great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and
24    friends; therefore, be it
26    OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,  that  we  mourn,  along  with  his
27    family  and  friends,  the  death  of Larnch Rush of East St.
28    Louis, Illinois; and be it further
29        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
30    presented to the family of Larnch Rush.

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