Oran M. Roberts
United Daughters of the Confederacy®
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Whereas, the Officers and Members of the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, United Daughters of the Confederacy® (UDC) express our deepest respect and sympathy on the loss of our former President, Verna Corn Floyd (Mrs. Charles Grant Floyd) on Tuesday, 24 June 2008; and,
Whereas, Mrs. Floyd was born on Tuesday, 30 August 1921, in Easterly, Robertson County, Texas, the daughter of Robert Jackson Corn and Norma Eve Stephens; and,
Whereas, On Friday, 15 January 1982, Mrs. Floyd joined the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, UDC, on the service of her great-grandfather, Major Francis Marion Corn, who served in four different units during The War Between the States: 2nd Cavalry Regiment (Tennessee), 11th Cavalry Battalion (Alabama), 3rd Cavalry Regiment (Tennessee) and 3rd Cavalry Regiment (Howard's) (Alabama); and,
Whereas, She served as the Chapter President from 1988 through 1990 and in 1991 was awarded the Winnie Davis Medal; and
Whereas, Mrs. Floyd had two children: Charles Grant Floyd, Jr. and Norma Louise Floyd and in 1996, was preceded in death by her husband and she was buried with her husband and other family members in the Acorn Cemetery located near Easterly, Robertson County, Texas; and,
Whereas, Her death will leave an immeasurable loss as we remember her devotion, loyalty, friendship and leadership to the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, UDC.
Now Therefore, Be It So Resolved, That the Officers and Members of the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, UDC, hereby extends their deepest sympathy to her family and acknowledge to them our gratitude and deepest admiration for her many years of faithful and devoted service to our Chapter that she cared so much about; and,
Be it Further Resolved, That this resolution be spread upon the permanent records of the Oran M. Roberts Chapter 440, UDC and a copy be sent to the President, Texas Division; Chaplain, Texas Division; Chaplain General; and, to the Floyd Family.
Adopted, on Saturday, the 18th day of October, 2008.
Lynna Kay Shuffield, President
Kathy Brown Bilnoski, Secretary/Treasurer
Mary Jane Bernard, Chaplain
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