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File #: 0034X-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2019 In control: Tyson
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action: 1/31/2019
Title: To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Charlotte Eileen Pryor and extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends on the occasion of her passing, Thursday, January 10, 2019.
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Shannon G. Hardin

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To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Charlotte Eileen Pryor and extend our sincerest condolences to her family and friends on the occasion of her passing, Thursday, January 10, 2019.

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WHEREAS, the members of Columbus City Council extend this resolution of expression in honor of the life and service of Charlotte Eileen Pryor who peacefully passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019 and

WHEREAS, Charlotte Eileen Pryor was born to the union of Carl and Rachel Smith on October 28, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio; and

WHEREAS, Charlotte accepted Jesus Christ during her teen years at Second Baptist Church - After graduating from East High School and from The Ohio State University, she entered the field of social work, and later obtained employment with the State of Ohio, the City of Columbus - later, she became a supervisor in Housing and Relocation field where she was recognized for her commitment to the well-being of others; and

WHEREAS, Charlotte was joined in holy matrimony to Ralph L. Pryor on March 18, 1951 - and from this union, two sons, David and Dale and daughters, Theresa and Tracey were born - Charlotte received joy from being a wife and mother and later enjoyed being a grandmother to her precious grandchildren, DaWit and Sydney; and

WHEREAS, Charlotte understood the importance of making a difference - she retired from the City of Columbus after forty dedicated years of service - She remained a devoted member of Second Baptist Church for over 70 years, where she enjoyed serving others - she genuinely cared about people and greeted everyone with a smile - She always had time to offer anyone she encountered a word of encouragement, a compliment or an offer to assist them, for she knew no strangers - During her years of service, she participated in numerous ministries, including the Heritage Ministry, Chandler Arms Board, Trustee Board and Kitchen Cabinet - She particularly enjoyed organizing and preparing meals for church events and volu...

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