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Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

by | Mar 22, 2017 | Breaking News, City News, County News, Cullman, Cullman Tonight, Hanceville, People, Seniors

Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

On Monday evening, the Hanceville Nursing Home and Rehab Center recently held one of their most highly-anticipated events of the year.

Friends, family and some of the contestants’ biggest supporters gathered to watch the eleven contestants vie for the title of Ms. Hanceville Nursing and Rehab Center (HNRC).

For many of the key photographs from this touching event, please go here.

Each participant brought fresh and honest perspectives that they shared with the crowd. They each answered a series of interview questions and took a spin on the floor to showcase those beautiful gowns. There was an abundance of grace, wisdom, elegance and sass in that room.

Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

One repeating theme of the evening was how happy the residents were to participate in the pageant and how glad they were to live at Hanceville Nursing Home and Rehab Center. One contestant recalls:

“You know it’s clean here and the staff will help you with anything you need. They are so friendly and loving.“ 

It’s true. The staff couldn’t hide their enthusiasm and excitement, as smiles lit up their faces watching their residents. “Smile,” “You’re doing great,” “You’ve got this”, I could hear staff members chanting from the sideline.

Margie Guthrie, this year’s Queen captured the judges’ attention with her beautiful crimson dress and perfectly styled hair. She walked with grace and had a sense of confidence and finesse about her.

Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

Judges Angie Carter, Sheriff Matt Gentry, and two out-of-county, experienced pageant judges had the toughest job. The Sheriff even joked, “I would rather walk into a room of armed men than having to make that decision again.”

Entertainment included an outstanding performance by Lakeley Medlock, a young twirling and dancing starlet. Emcee and singer, Amanda Henley, along with her mother, Wanda Smith performed two beautiful songs. After careful deliberation and a brief intermission, the judges reached their decision.

Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

The awards for the evening were:

Best Smile – Modene Priest
Best Dress – Doris Smothers
Prettiest Hair – Wanda Hefner (completely jealous of her locks)
Prettiest Eyes – Margaret Flowers
Best Personality – Jenny Robertson
Most Energetic – Edna Johnson
Ms. Spirit of the Facility – Virginia Fowler
Ms. Congeniality – Agnes Thompson
Third Alternate – Dorothy Bergner
Second Alternate – Dean Majors
First Alternate – Agnes Thompson

And Ms. Hanceville Nursing and Rehab Center is:


Margie will represent Hanceville Nursing Home and Rehab Center proudly in the state pageant in Birmingham this July.

Gifts for the evening were provided by:

Special Gifts – Cullman County Sheriff’s Office
Beauty Baskets – Cullman Today
Flower Corsages – Burns Florist

Contestant’s dinner provided by Southern Care Hospice

In this interview, we talk with the newly crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017, Margie Guthrie:

Margie Guthrie Crowned Hanceville Nursing Home Queen 2017

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Tiffany Collins

Tiffany Collins is Cullman Today's Community Events & Life Announcements Coordinator. She enjoys supporting citizens of greater Cullman County in celebrating their personal and professional successes and achievements.

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