(By Senators Chafin, Tomblin (Mr. President), Anderson, Bailey,

Ball, Boley, Bowman, Craigo, Dawson, Deem, Dittmar,

Edgell, Fanning, Helmick, Hunter, Jackson, Kessler, Love,


McKenzie, Minard, Minear, Mitchell, Oliverio,

Plymale, Prezioso, Redd, Ross, Sharpe, Snyder, Sprouse,

Unger, Walker and Wooton)

Recognizing the dedicated public service of Corene Fountain Bryant, former Secretarial Supervisor to the Senate and distinguished West Virginian.

Whereas, Corene Fountain Bryant began her public service to the Senate of West Virginia in 1972 as Supervisor of Women Personnel. From 1973 to 1981, she served as Supervisor of Secretaries and Stenographers for the Senate Clerk; and
Whereas, In 1981, Corene Fountain Bryant served four years as Senate Staff Coordinator and Administrative Assistant to Senate President Warren R. McGraw; and
Whereas, In 1985, Corene Fountain Bryant rejoined the staff of the Senate Clerk as Secretarial Supervisor, a position she held until 1999; and
Whereas, Corene Fountain Bryant is married to her beloved husband, Ronald Bryant. She is the mother of two sons, Daniel Franklin Bryant and Ronald Douglas Bryant and is the proud grandmother of three grandchildren, Shanna Marie Bryant Sutler, Zachary Eli Bryant and Nicholas Jacob Bryant; and
Whereas, Corene Fountain Bryant retired from public service on May 1, 1999, bringing to an end twenty-seven years of dedicated service to the Senate; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate hereby recognizes to Corene Fountain Bryant for her many years of dedicated service to the West Virginia Senate and hereby extends its heartfelt appreciation. Her commitment to the Senate, together with her knowledge and expertise of the legislative process, has, over her twenty-seven years of dedicated service, been an inspiration to those who have known and worked with her; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to Corene Fountain Bryant.