Gadsden City Council honors Miss Alabama 1947


Miss Alabama 1947 Peggy Elder Butler stands with her two daughters and addresses the Gadsden City Council on August 9, when she was honored by District 4 Councilman Kent Back just a week after her 93rd birthday. Back read a mayoral proclamation declaring August 9 Peggy Elder Butler Day in Gadsden. Pictured above, from left: Back, Butler, daughter Rebecca Brazeal and daughter Lauri Butler. Not pictured is her son, Trey Butler. Peggy Butler has three children, three grandchildren and a few great-grandchildren. (Emma Kirkemier/Messenger)

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