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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 98

By Delegates Evans, Anderson, Angelucci, Atkinson, Barnhart, Barrett, Bartlett, Bates, Bibby, Boggs, N. Brown, S. Brown, Butler, Byrd, Cadle, Campbell, Caputo, Cooper, Criss, Dean, Diserio, Doyle, Espinosa, Estep-Burton, Fast, Fleischauer, Fluharty, Hamrick, Hanna, Hansen, Hardy, Hartman, Hicks, Higginbotham, Hill, Hornbuckle, Hott, Howell, D. Jeffries, J. Jeffries, Jennings, D. Kelly, J. Kelly, Lavender-Bowe, Little, Longstreth, Lovejoy, Mandt, C. Martin, Maynard, Miley, Miller, Pack, Pethtel, Phillips, Porterfield, Pushkin, Pyles, Queen, Robinson, Rodighiero, Rohbach, Rowan, Rowe, Shott, Skaff, Staggers, Storch, Summers, Swartzmiller, Sypolt, C. Thompson, R. Thompson, Tomblin, Toney, Walker, Waxman, Westfall, Williams, Wilson, Worrell and Zukoff

 

(Originating in the Committee on Technology and Infrastructure
February 29, 2020)

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 24-052/00-03189 (24A268), locally known as Eckman Overhead, carrying U.S. 52 over CO52/9, NSRR, Elkhorn Creek in McDowell County, the “Delegate Emily Warden Yeager Memorial Bridge”.

Whereas, Emily Warden Yeager was born on February 7, 1931, in Bluefield, West Virginia, to Roy and Edith Warden of Yukon, West Virginia and following her mother’s death was raised in Bluefield by her paternal aunt Doris Warden Stowers and her husband Tyler; and

Whereas, Emily Yeager graduated from Bluefield High School in 1948 and Salem College, North Carolina. in1952; and

Whereas, Emily Yeager married Ed Kornish, Sr. of Scranton, Pa. and worked for GE-Sonar Division in New York after which she returned to West Virginia and began a teaching career while raising three children as a single parent; and

Whereas, In 1972, Emily married Earl Yeager and moved to Welch and helped him run Yeager Ford Sales while attending Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Welch; and

Whereas, Emily Yeager followed in her father’s, Roy A. Warden, footsteps who had served two terms in the House of Delegates by being appointed to fill the unexpired term of Ebb B. Whitley, Jr. in 1993 and serving until 2004, and  she also served as director of the McDowell County Commission on Aging, councilwoman for the City of Welch, American Legion Post 8 Auxiliary, Chamber of Commerce, WVU Wheels Club, Gary Lions Club, Welch Kiwanis, McDowell County Democratic Women, Chamber of Commerce, Welch VFW auxiliary among other activities; and

Whereas, Emily Yeager died on January 20, 2018, and donated her body for medical research to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg; and

Whereas, It is fitting that an enduring memorial be established to commemorate Emily Warden Yeager and her contributions to our state; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 24-052/00-031.89 (24A268), (37.40795, -81.46281), locally known as Eckman Overhead, carrying U.S. 52 over CO52/9, NSRR, Elkhorn Creek in McDowell County, the “Delegate Emily Warden Yeager Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Delegate Emily Warden Yeager Memorial Bridge”; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways.

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