Hootin an Hollarin royalty since 1964

The 1968 Hootin an Hollarin queen and her court: from left, Johnna Luna Morgan, Martha Exline Gregory, queen Karen Dancy Stewart, Sue Ann Luna Jones, Beverly Smith and Katherine Sims Coffman.

Each year’s Hootin an Hollarin queen pageant showcases Ozark County girls’ personality and charm. It’s a tradition that carries on a legacy of more than half a century of hillbilly royalty. Ozark County girls, some of whom are now grandmothers, who have held the title as Hootin an Hollarin queen beginning with the first pageant are

1964 Pam Carter Hutchinson,

1965 Barbara Mahan Sutherland,

1966 Glenda Evans Douglas,

1967 Karen Flanagan Barton and then Delores Smith James when Karen and her family moved away,

1968 Karen Dancy Stewart,

1969 Beth Taber Peters.

1970 Charlene Sweet,

1971 Loretta Terry Walker (deceased),

1972 Sidney Duncan Casey,

1973 Sheila Parsley Jefferis,

1974 Jane Ewing,

1975 Connie Horn,

1976 Marsha Watson Evans,

1977 Carol Land Ebrite,

1978 Kimberly Terry Kinney,

1979 Kathy Laughlin Morrison.

1980 Pam Morrison McGlynn,

1981 Brenda White Warren,

1982 Shana Long Zahn,

1983 Melanie Forrest Deweese,

1984 Kim Dillsaver Liss,

1985 Jolene McFarland Cunningham,

1986 Susan Ledbetter Ewing,

1987 April Clark,

1988 Tammy Strain Doebler,

1989 Cathy Grant. 

1990 Kelli Kyle Humphries,

1991 Cari Lewis McMahon,

1992 Shelly Uchtman Finley,

1993 Angela Smith Broomer,

1994 Jade Tetrick,

1995 Katie Huggins,

1996 Alma Squires Reder,

1997 Mary Marley,

1998 Kristin Lawson,

1999 Kristian Richison Wallace.

2000 Kara Smith Henson,

2001 Ashley Adamson Leppert,

2002 Jessica Long Dreckman,

2003 Melissa Young,

2004 Kristin Crawford Solomko,

2005 Misti Campbell,

2006 Charley Haskins,

2007 Tyne Rose Burns,

2008 Delaney Ross,

2009 Jamie Turner,

2010 Darian Amyx Clayton,

2011 Hannah Childress Collins,

2012 Kursten Suter,

2013 Kendra Tetrick,

2014 Sunni Amyx,

2015 Andrea Belt Fowler,

2016 Ryia Hoversen and

2017 Payton Hubbard.

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