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Full Text of SR1484  100th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Earline Cole, who passed away on February
42, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Earline Cole was born in Nashville, Tennessee to
6Earl and Willie Mae (Brown) Woods on May 18, 1924; she married
7Joseph Cole Sr. on April 28, 1940; she and her first child
8moved to Chicago while Joe served in World War II; he joined
9them in Chicago after his tour; and
10    WHEREAS, Earline Cole worked for the Civic Opera House in
11Chicago for many years; and
12    WHEREAS, Earline Cole learned to drive in her early
13thirties and drove for six decades; she spent her leisure time
14playing board games with her children and camping and fishing
15with her husband; once she became a grandmother, she kept the
16tradition of camping and fishing alive with her grandchildren;
17she also enjoyed celebrating the holidays with her family and
18friends; she will be remembered for her sense of humor and her
19indomitable spirit; and
20    WHEREAS, Earline Cole was preceded in death by her husband,
21Joe; and



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1    WHEREAS, Earline Cole is survived by her children, Joanne,
2Jacqueline, Joseph Jr. (Buster), Janis, Carol, and Deborah; her
3grandchildren, Sharon, William Jr. (Anthony), Jon, Joseph III,
4Jerome Jr., Keith, Joanna, Jason, Jauntair, and Malika; her
5great-grandchildren, Kenneth Jr. Lauren, Khalyb, Tyriek,
6Jeremiah, Keanna, Ma'Klah, Antonio Jr., Raina, Amanda, and
7Cadence; her great-great-grandchildren, Jaya, Jasmine,
8Christian, Jamari, and Janiya; and her many nieces, nephews,
9great-nieces, great-nephews, and friends; therefore, be it
11ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
12Earline Cole and extend our sincere condolences to her family,
13friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it further
14    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
15presented to the family of Earline Cole as an expression of our
16deepest sympathy.