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Celebrating the life of Laurie Genise Snead Westbrook.


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

WHEREAS, Laurie Genise Snead Westbrook, a civil servant who worked for the Commonwealth for more than a decade, a beloved daughter, wife, and mother, and a lifelong resident of Charles City County, died on February 19, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Laurie Westbrook grew up in Charles City County and began developing her deep and abiding faith at a young age as a member of Parrish Hill Baptist Church; and

WHEREAS, Laurie Westbrook earned a bachelorís degree from St. Paulís College in Lawrenceville and a masterís degree from Virginia State University; and

WHEREAS, Laurie Westbrook worked for the United States and the Commonwealth for 12 years at the Federal Correctional Institute in Petersburg and the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services in Richmond; and

WHEREAS, a dedicated volunteer, Laurie Westbrook supported Charles City County Public Schools during back-to-school season and test prep sessions, and she was an active member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; and

WHEREAS, since 2010, Laurie Westbrook enjoyed fellowship and worship with the Richmond community at Speaking Spirit Ministries, bringing joy to her fellow members of the congregation; and

WHEREAS, Laurie Westbrook will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her beloved husband, Keith; her son, Schuyler; her mother, Florence; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Laurie Genise Snead Westbrook, a respected civil servant and a beloved member of the Charles City County community; 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 Laurie Genise Snead Westbrook as an expression of the House of Delegatesí respect for her memory.