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90_SR0137 LRB9008411KBkb 1 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened 3 to learn of the death of Mrs. Norine Mann Taylor; and 4 WHEREAS, Norine Mann Taylor was born in Union City, 5 Tennessee on September 10, 1903; her parents were Ora Gary 6 and George Mann, Sr.; she was preceded in death by five 7 sisters and two brothers; and 8 WHEREAS, As a youngster, Norine Mann Taylor attended 9 public schools in Brownsville, Tennessee; on July 6, 1918, 10 she was united in holy matrimony to Mr. James Taylor, Sr.; to 11 this blessed union was born three sons: James Jr., Arthur 12 Chatman, and Charles Augusta, and three daughters: Ethel Mae, 13 Armogene, and Mattie Louise; and 14 WHEREAS, In 1924 the family moved to St. Louis, Missouri; 15 in 1933, Norine and James moved their family to East St. 16 Louis, Illinois; in 1933, Norine Taylor was saved, 17 sanctified, and filled with the Holy Ghost in the home of 18 Mother Yancy on South 17th Street in East St. Louis; Mother 19 Taylor joined with the Church of God in Christ Congregational 20 Church, under the pastorate of the late Bishop George Slack; 21 Mother Taylor spent her last years at the Greater Liberty 22 Church of God in Christ; and 23 WHEREAS, Mother Taylor received a Deaconess Missionary 24 license on July 19, 1963, and her Evangelist Missionary 25 License on July 20, 1973; Mother Taylor also served as 26 treasurer of the W.P.W.W.; Mother Taylor was known for her 27 commitment to God, her encouraging words to others, and her 28 inspiration to all that knew her; and 29 WHEREAS, Mother Norine Taylor is survived by her sons, 30 James Jr., and his wife, Ellie Ree, and Charles Augusta; her 31 daughters, Armogene and husband Arbyle, and Mattie Louise; -2- LRB9008411KBkb 1 her eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren, as well as many other family 3 members and friends; therefore, be it 4 RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY 5 OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we send our sincere 6 condolences to the family of Mother Norine Mann Taylor; may 7 they find comfort in this time of need; and be it further 8 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be 9 presented to the family of Mother Norine Taylor.
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