Miss Pike County 1950 & Attendants
L to R: Helen Craig, WHS 1950, Sally Sue Brown, WHS 1952, Lenore Vineyard Class of 1951.
The occasion was the Pike County Fair – Beauty Pageant. The WHS girls won a clean sweep – Miss Pike County (Sally Sue Brown) plus the two runnerup attendants (Helen Craig and Lenore Vineyard). This photo was taken July 28, 1950 at Hornady Park in Petersburg. Ruth Miley was the Director of the Pike County Fair – Beauty Pageant for several years – in the late 1940’s and 1950’s. Her son, Art Miley submitted the photo for our website.
The 1st Miss Pike County pageant was held in 1949
1949 Queen – Dixie Lee Corn – attendants, Barbara Sollman and June Gladish
1950 Queen – Sally Sue Brown – attendants, Lenore Vinyard and Helen Craig
1951 Queen – Norma Boyd – attendants, Sharon Boger and Kay Knowles
1952 Queen – Jo Ann Willis – attendants, Shannon Wyatt and Marlene Katter
1953 Queen – Myra Sue Tyring – attendants, Mary Evelyn Deen and Lois Griffith
1954 Queen – Rhea Fay Carter – attendant, Leah Rae Hurt and Mary Alice Buchta
1955 Queen – Phyllis Coleman – attendants, Dixie De Corn and Martha Logan
1956 Queen – Nancy Whitelock – attendants, Judy Borders and Ellen Youngs
1957 Queen – Sharon Teague – attendants, Sharon Wilon and Katheryn Powell
1958 Queen – Rosemary Camfield – attendants, Cathy McClure and Martha Sattler