55 years of age and older an opportunity to display their inner beauty,
personality and elegance, the Ms. Senior Davidson County Pageant seeks to draw
attention to the achievements of senior women. The pageant motivates and
encourages women to utilize their full potential and share a positive outlook
on life with others.
At the 25th annual Ms. Senior Davidson County Pageant on June 29th,
over 100 enthusiastic viewers applauded Demetress Johnson as she was crowned
the new Queen. Demetress, age 69 and retired customer service representative
plans to spend her reigning year advocating on behalf of older adults.
Organized by Davidson County Department of Senior Services, the 25th annual
pageant was held at Rich Fork Baptist Church in Thomasville. It was a beautiful
evening as nine women, Demetress Johnsons, Sherry Smith, Gilda Nifong, Miriam
Adderholdt, Myriam Bravo, Barbara Alley, Suzi Wallace Fire, Carol Hughes, and
Sheila Flynn competed for the title.