H.R. No. 135
         WHEREAS, A full and generous life drew to a close with the
  passing of Barbara Curtin Pace on February 24, 2013, at the age of
  86; and
         WHEREAS, A native of Houston, the former Barbara Curtin was
  born on April 20, 1926, to William and Lula Curtin; she attended The
  Kinkaid School and graduated from Saint Mary's Hall in San Antonio;
  after studying for a time at Rice University, she earned her
  bachelor's degree in math and philosophy from The University of
  Texas at Austin; and
         WHEREAS, She married Arthur Virgil Pace, Jr., on December 23,
  1947, and the couple became the parents of four children, Lila Pace
  Belitz, Henry Michael Curtin Pace, Edwina Curtin Pace, and Arthur
  Virgil Pace III; later in life, they were blessed with two
  grandchildren, Aleah and Arthur, with whom they treasured sharing
  many special occasions; and
         WHEREAS, Through the years, Mrs. Pace gave back to her fellow
  citizens as a volunteer for a number of worthwhile organizations,
  including the Gladney Center for Adoption, the Junior League of
  Houston, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church, where she especially
  enjoyed serving at the Cottage Shop; in addition, she was a member
  of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and the Daughters of the American
  Revolution; and
         WHEREAS, Barbara Pace made a positive difference in the world
  around her through a lifetime of purposeful endeavor, and she
  leaves behind a legacy that will forever be treasured by all those
  who held her dear; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 83rd Texas
  Legislature, 2nd Called Session, hereby pay tribute to the memory
  of Barbara Curtin Pace and extend sincere sympathy to the members of
  her family: to her husband, Arthur Virgil Pace, Jr.; to her
  children, Lila Pace Belitz and Henry Michael Curtin Pace; to her
  grandchildren, Aleah Edwina Pace and Arthur Virgil Pace IV; to her
  sister, Jane Curtin Reed; and to her other relatives and many
  friends; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for her family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Barbara
  Curtin Pace.
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 135 was unanimously adopted by a
  rising vote of the House on July 25, 2013.
  Chief Clerk of the House