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File #: 0005X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/8/2020 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Valerie Warren
Sponsors: Shannon G. Hardin, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson
To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of Valerie Warren

WHEREAS, Valerie was born in Holly Bluff, Mississippi to the union of Samuel and Louisa Vaughn. The family moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1936 on the Hilltop where she attended Columbus Public Schools; and

WHEREAS, Valerie graduated from the City Hospital of Nursing (currently Metro Health Hospital) in Cleveland, Ohio: and

WHEREAS, Valerie became a registered nurse and practiced for over 40 years in hospitals throughout Columbus, touching the lives of many, Valerie was a trailblazer, hired as the first African American nurse at Grant Hospital , and the first African administrator at Mount Carmel Hospital; and
WHEREAS, Valerie later attended Park College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree. Upon retiring from nursing, Valerie worked at Life Care Alliance; and
WHEREAS, Valerie professed Christ at an early age. Valerie was a long standing member of Hilltop United Methodist Church where she served in various capacities; and
WHEREAS, Valerie was preceded in death by her husband Henry Warren; mother Louisa Vaughn; father Samuel Vaughn; grandmother Mary H. Johnson; father-in-law David Warren; mother-in-law Georgia; nephews William Champ and James McCollum and granddaughter Charmaine Clark; and
WHEREAS, Valerie is survived by her children: Henry M. Warren (Belinda) , Dr. Karen Sue Jewell, and Kathy Warren; grandchildren Dr. SiSi Hester Clarke M.D. (Anthony) , Curtis T. Jewell, II, Lynn Huckleby, Gregory Collins, Dr. Kellie Warren (Onesimus Strachan), Henry M. Warren , Jr., (Candace), Rolonda Warren, Christina Jeffery(Edreil), Jerica Richardson, Nefertiti Mullins, Kahmali Cole (Prother) , Jelani Mullins; niece, Joyce Beavers; family friend, Gregory Jackson; great grandchildren, great great children and a host of other family members and friends, now therefore

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby honor, recognize, and celebrate the life...

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