1969 Miss Chattooga County

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From left to right: first runner-up Marla Payne, finalist Trudy Ludy, winner Peggy Groce, finalist Troyce Bigham, and second runner-up Teresa Bethune.

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Marla Payne, Peggy Groce, and Teresa Bethune.

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Peggy Groce, Marla Payne, and Teresa Bethune.

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Peggy Groce is shown with Miss Chattooga County 1968, Jeannie Espy.

The final two photographs were found with the previous ones. It is not certain they were taken at the same event, but appear to have been made around the same time.

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From left to right: Nancy Purcell, Miriam Lunsford, Kathy Purcell, and Carole Gilley.

From left to right: Mike Turner, David Owens, Milford Morgan, George Hudgins, Wink McWhorter, and Doug Ratliff.

Photographs by T. Emmett Nunn.  Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.

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