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Full Text of SR0599  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Marilyn Jeanne Bigham of DuQuoin, who
4 passed away on March 5, 2008; and
5     WHEREAS, She was born July 5, 1930, in Pinckneyville, the
6 daughter of Bert L. and Mattie Belle (Akin) Hegler; on October
7 6, 1962, she married Winton L. Bigham in Pinckneyville; and
8     WHEREAS, She was a homemaker, a member of Sunfield United
9 Methodist Church, a member and past worthy matron of Eastern
10 Star, a 4-H leader for the Oak Grove Cornhuskers, and a former
11 member of the Community Consolidated District 212 School board;
12 she was actively involved in politics and enjoyed being an
13 election judge for many years; she also enjoyed camping and
14 spending time with her family outdoors; and
15     WHEREAS, She found great joy in watching her grandkids play
16 baseball and basketball; she was also a St. Louis Cardinal fan
17 and an avid follower of Pinckneyville Panther sports; and
18     WHEREAS, She was preceded in death by her husband, Winton;
19 and her parents, Bert and Mattie Hegler; and
20     WHEREAS, She is survived by her three sons and



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1 daughters-in-law, Dwight and Elaine Bigham, Dallas and Rhonda
2 Bigham, and Clinton and Michelle Bigham; her three daughters
3 and a son-in-law, Brenda and Colin Clarke, Susan Bigham, and
4 Amy Bigham; her brother and sister-in-law, Bert and Jean Hegler
5 Jr.; her sister and brother-in-law, Judith and Tony Beninati;
6 and her eight grandchildren, Cole and Callie Bigham, Trenton
7 and Dalton Bigham, Kayla Fann and Chase Bigham, and Chad Bigham
8 and Maya Miller; therefore, be it
10 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
11 her family and friends, the passing of Marilyn Jeanne Bigham;
12 and be it further
13     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14 presented to the family of Marilyn Bigham as a symbol of our
15 sympathy.