Representative Rick Jasperse presented House Resolution 1831.
Recognizing and commending Ms. Blanche Chastain on the occasion of her 100th birthday; and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, Ms. Blanche Chastain was born on March 17, 1912, in Bartow County, Georgia, and was raised in Emerson; and
WHEREAS, she moved to Pickens County, Georgia, in the 1970's with her parents and three loving sisters, Montana, Iris, and Onita, all of whom took care of their parents until their passing; and
WHEREAS, she enjoys sewing, gardening, and growing some of the most beautiful flowers and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan; and
WHEREAS, a woman of deep and abiding faith, Ms. Chastain is an active member of Northside Church of Christ in Jasper, Georgia; and
WHEREAS, this distinguished gentlewoman has given inspiration to many through her high ideals, morals, and deep concern for her fellow citizens and she possesses the vast wisdom which only comes through experience and the strength of character which is achieved through overcoming the many challenges of life; and
WHEREAS, she is a person of magnanimous strengths with an unimpeachable reputation for integrity, intelligence, fairness, and kindness, and by the example she has made of her life, she makes this world a better place in which to live, and it is only fitting and proper that she be appropriately recognized during this very special and memorable time of her life.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body commend Ms. Blanche Chastain on the occasion of her 100th birthday and wish her many more years of continued health and happiness.