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 1                          SENATE RESOLUTION
 2        WHEREAS, The members  of  the  Illinois  Senate  wish  to
 3    extend  their  sympathies  to  the  family of Lucious Rudolph
 4    Teer, Sr., of East St. Louis, Illinois; and
 5        WHEREAS, Lucious Teer, Sr. was born in  East  St.  Louis,
 6    Illinois  on  August  24, 1924; his parents were William Teer
 7    and Minnie Riddle Teer;  Lucious  Teer  attended  the  public
 8    schools  in  East  St. Louis, St. Louis University, and State
 9    Community College; Lucious later  graduated  from  St.  Louis
10    University Metropolitan College; and
11        WHEREAS,  Lucious  Teer  was  a  member  of the Mt. Olive
12    Baptist Church; later he joined with  the  Truelight  Baptist
13    Church,  where  he  remained  a  faithful  member  under  the
14    Reverend  Henry  Nicholson;  he  married Helen M. Faulkner in
15    1947; Helen passed away in November of 1982; Lucious  married
16    Ira Beatrice Nicholson on July 2, 1994; and
17        WHEREAS, Lucious Teer was employed with the United States
18    Postal  Service  and  served  for twenty-three years with the
19    East St. Louis Fire Department, where  he  retired  with  the
20    rank  of  Assistant  Chief; he was later employed by the East
21    St. Louis Office of Civil Defense; Lucious was  a  member  of
22    the Southern Cross Lodge #112, Tyree Consistory #64, Veterans
23    of  Foreign  Wars-Post  #3480,  the  Illinois  Association of
24    Retired Fire Fighters, and Kappa Alpha Psi  Fraternity,  Inc;
25    and
26        WHEREAS,  Lucious  Rudolph  Teer,  Sr. is survived by his
27    loving wife, Ira Beatrice; his children,  Lucious,  Jr.,  and
28    Stephanie  Teer  Armstead;  his  son-in-law  Reverend John L.
29    Armstead, Jr.; his two brothers, Marvin Teer and wife Vivian,
30    and Rufus Teer; his sister Vivian Galloway  and  her  husband
31    Duncan; his two step children, Marsha Johnson and her husband
32    Kenneth,  and Mrs. Regina A. Luster; his three grandchildren,
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 1    Jared R. Teer, John L. Armstead, III, and Justin M.  Johnson;
 2    his  three nephews; his five nieces; many other relatives and
 3    friends; therefore, be it
 5    OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,  that  we  mourn,  along  with  his
 6    family  and  friends, the death of Lucious Rudolph Teer, Sr.;
 7    and be it further
 8        RESOLVED, That a suitable  copy  of  this  resolution  be
 9    presented  to  the family of Lucious Rudolph Teer, Sr., along
10    with our condolences.

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