HJ440: Celebrating the life of Clarence L. Sessoms.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 440
Celebrating the life of Clarence L. Sessoms.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 7, 2018
Agreed to by the Senate, March 9, 2018

 

WHEREAS, Clarence L. Sessoms, a respected educator and civil servant and a beloved husband and father in Norfolk, died on May 28, 2017; and

WHEREAS, a native of Ahoskie, North Carolina, Clarence Sessoms grew up in Norfolk and was an active member of the Hampton Roads community throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms inspired many students as a teacher and administrator in Norfolk Public Schools, was a recreation supervisor for the Virginia Department of Corrections, and served as a student-teacher coordinator at Elizabeth City State University; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and offered his leadership and wisdom to several other civic and service organizations; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as an active member of First Calvary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by a son, Chris, Clarence Sessoms will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his loving wife, Geraldine; his children, Glenn and Daun, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Clarence L. Sessoms; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Clarence L. Sessoms as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 440

Offered March 1, 2018
Celebrating the life of Clarence L. Sessoms.
Patron-- Jones, J.C.

WHEREAS, Clarence L. Sessoms, a respected educator and civil servant and a beloved husband and father in Norfolk, died on May 28, 2017; and

WHEREAS, a native of Ahoskie, North Carolina, Clarence Sessoms grew up in Norfolk and was an active member of the Hampton Roads community throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms inspired many students as a teacher and administrator in Norfolk Public Schools, was a recreation supervisor for the Virginia Department of Corrections, and served as a student-teacher coordinator at Elizabeth City State University; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and offered his leadership and wisdom to several other civic and service organizations; and

WHEREAS, Clarence Sessoms enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as an active member of First Calvary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by a son, Chris, Clarence Sessoms will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his loving wife, Geraldine; his children, Glenn and Daun, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Clarence L. Sessoms; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Clarence L. Sessoms as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.