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TO CONGRATULATE VICKIE CORDER OF LEXINGTON COUNTY ON THE OCCASION OF HER SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY AND TO WISH HER A JOYOUS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND MUCH HAPPINESS IN THE DAYS AHEAD.
Whereas, on May 23, 2021, Vickie Corder of Lexington County will awaken to a milestone event in her life, her seventieth birthday; and
Whereas, born May 23, 1951, to Charlie and Georgia Blackston, the former Vickie Lee Blackston entered this world in Augusta, Georgia, as the eldest of three children, including her brother, Charles, and her sister, Pam; and
Whereas, in 1969, Vickie graduated from Butler High School, followed by a degree from Augusta Technical College in 1971; and
Whereas, in God's good time, she met Cally R. Forrest, Sr., and the two married in 1975. The Lord blessed them with two children, Cal, born in 1977, and Lauren, born in 1981, as well as two grandchildren, Caleigh and Ava. Sadly, Cally passed away in 1995; and
Whereas, Vickie wed James Corder in 1996, and they were married for twenty-four years until his death in 2020; and
Whereas, this woman of faith, presently a resident of Batesburg-Leesville, serves the Lord as a member of First Baptist Church, where she is a part of the BYW Circle group, church choir, and B-L Study Club; and
Whereas, known to her children as "Mama" and to her grandchildren as "Gigi," Vickie has a great love for God and her family. Moreover, she is a stupendous cook and true Southern lady; and
Whereas, the House of Representatives takes great pleasure in honoring this adopted daughter of South Carolina at the celebration of her seventieth birthday, and the members join with her family and friends in congratulating her on reaching this important life milestone. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, congratulate Vickie Corder of Lexington County on the occasion of her seventieth birthday and wish her a joyous birthday celebration and much happiness in the days ahead.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Vickie Corder.
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