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File #: 14-5302    Version: 1 Name: ADRIENNE “A.D.” SMITH
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/9/2014 In control: Moore
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF ADRIENNE "A.D." SMITH WHEREAS, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, God in His own way and in His infinite wisdom called to His eternal reward Adrienne "A.D." Smith; and WHEREAS, Adrienne, the youngest of two children was born on March 20, 1948 to the union of Marjorie and James Turner; and WHEREAS, on February 26, 1967, Adrienne and Paul Smith married and of that union two daughters, Gia and Dianne Smith were born; and WHEREAS, upon moving to the Brainerd Park Community in the 4th District of Cook County, Adrienne accepted Christ and on September 4, 1988, she joined Trinity United Church of Christ and became an active member in the Church and in her community; and WHEREAS, Adrienne loved to work and had a successful and distinguishing career in government. Her positive impact in the 4th District of Cook County will always be remembered, as she worked for the U.S. Federal Census Bureau, the former 21st Ward Alderman of the...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING THE LIFE AND MEMORY OF ADRIENNE "A.D." SMITH

WHEREAS, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, God in His own way and in His infinite wisdom called to His eternal reward Adrienne "A.D." Smith; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne, the youngest of two children was born on March 20, 1948 to the union of Marjorie and James Turner; and

WHEREAS, on February 26, 1967, Adrienne and Paul Smith married and of that union two daughters, Gia and Dianne Smith were born; and

WHEREAS, upon moving to the Brainerd Park Community in the 4th District of Cook County, Adrienne accepted Christ and on September 4, 1988, she joined Trinity United Church of Christ and became an active member in the Church and in her community; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne loved to work and had a successful and distinguishing career in government. Her positive impact in the 4th District of Cook County will always be remembered, as she worked for the U.S. Federal Census Bureau, the former 21st Ward Alderman of the City of Chicago, Jesse Evans, and most recently as the Community Liaison for current 21st Ward Alderman and Committeemen Howard Brookins Jr.; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne had a passion for community organizing and political campaigns; and through her work the people of the 4th District of Cook County recognized her as a social justice advocate and a beacon of inspiration for the African American community; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne will forever be missed by all her family and friends. The entire 21st Ward of Chicago and the 4th District of Cook County has experienced a deep sense of loss as Adrienne treated everyone with love and respect; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne leaves to cherish: two daughters, Gia Denise and Dianne Renee Smith, one son, Anthony Smith; two grandsons, Darrius and Darrian Stamps; two granddaughters, MiYanna Stamps and Brandi Skinner; sister, Janis Diane; and a host of nieces and nephews and those that called her "Mom".

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the ...

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