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In Recognition Of Della O. Webb

Rep. Mike D. Rogers

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Madam Speaker, I would like to request the House's attention today to pay recognition to Della O. Webb who celebrated her 103rd birthday September 15th.

Her father was a sharecropper. She was raised in Alexandria, Alabama where she helped pick cotton and walked three miles to school every day.

Della married the late Ira W. Webb on October 21, 1923, and raised four children: Donald, Margaret, Doris and Judy in Blue Mountain. Ira worked in the local pipe shop and Della worked at Blue Mountain Cotton Mill and later in the school lunch room.

She attended church at Edgewood Church in Blue Mountain, and later helped start Saks Baptist Church where she was active in her Sunday school class and the quilting group.

I wish Ms. Webb a very happy birthday and many more.