|HR 1064 - Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle Bridge; designate|
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A RESOLUTION designating the Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle
Bridge; and for other purposes.
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HR 1064 LC 9 9625
1- 1 Designating the Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle Bridge; and
1- 2 for other purposes.
1- 3 WHEREAS, the Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle was born in
1- 4 Lumpkin County on August 25, 1894, the son of William
1- 5 Soloman (Billy) Grizzle and Sarah Jones Grizzle; and
1- 6 WHEREAS, after completing seven years of schooling in
1- 7 Lumpkin County's one room schoolhouse, he worked in various
1- 8 jobs before attending Chattahoochee High School in Clermont;
1- 9 and
1-10 WHEREAS, after graduation, he returned to Lumpkin County to
1-11 begin teaching; and
1-12 WHEREAS, he farmed and attended North Georgia College in the
1-13 summers, became a cum laude graduate of the college, and
1-14 then continued his teaching career for 42 years; and
1-15 WHEREAS, during 56 years in the ministry, he was pastor of
1-16 16 churches, preaching his first sermon at Yahoola Baptist
1-17 Church; and
1-18 WHEREAS, Reverend Grizzle and his late wife, Bertha, were
1-19 devoted to one another during the 77 years of their
1-20 marriage, and they were the parents of three outstanding
1-21 children; and
1-22 WHEREAS, throughout his life he has been a friend and leader
1-23 to all who have had the pleasure of knowing him, and he is
1-24 an inspiration to the citizens of Lumpkin County and the
1-25 State of Georgia.
1-26 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
1-27 GEORGIA that the members of this body recognize and commend
1-28 the Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle for his many
1-29 contributions to the citizens of Lumpkin County and the
1-30 State of Georgia and designate the bridge on S.R. 60, S.R.
1-31 9, and U.S. 19 at Yahoola Creek in Lumpkin County as the
1-32 Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle Bridge.
1-33 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Department of Transportation
1-34 is authorized and directed to place and maintain appropriate
1-35 signs designating the Reverend Joseph Edward Grizzle Bridge.
2- 1 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of
2- 2 Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an
2- 3 appropriate copy of this resolution to Reverend Joseph
2- 4 Edward Grizzle.
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98