Sheilla LampkinThe Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday adopted a memorial resolution honoring State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin’s contributions to Arkansas and her local community. Lampkin, of Monticello, died on July 23 of ovarian cancer.

“Sheilla was loved by everyone in the House and she loved all of you,” Rep. Betty Overbey said in her introduction of House Memorial Resolution 1001.

You can view a video of Rep. Betty Overbey’s tearful presentation and the reading of the memorial resolution here at the 10:15:00 mark.

Lampkin, who represented District 9 (Drew and Ashley counties), was serving her third term when she died at age 70.