Gadsden City Council honors Miss Alabama 1947

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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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