Former

Titleholders

Competition Locations:

Memphis: 2020

Knoxville: 2019

Jackson: 1949-2018

2018 Christine Williamson - Miss Chattno

2018

Christine Williamson 

Miss Chattanooga

2017 Caty Davis - Miss Lexington.jpg

2017

Caty Davis

Miss Lexington

2016 Grace Burgess - Miss Mid-South.jpg

2016

Grace Burgess 

Miss Mid-South

2015 Hannah Robison - Miss Scenic City.j

2015

Hannah Robison

Miss Scenic City

2014 Hayley Lewis - Miss Tennessee Valle

2014

Hayley Lewis 

Miss Tennessee Valley

2013 Shelby Thompson - Miss Capital City

2013

Shelby Thompson 

Miss Capital City

2012 Chandler Lawson - Miss Chattanooga.

2012

Chandler Lawson 

Miss Chattanooga

2011 Erin Hatley - Miss Collierville - M

2011

Erin Hatley

Miss Collierville

Miss America Top 10 Finalist

2010  Nicole Jordan - Miss Lexington.jpg

2010 

Nicole Jordan Lay

Miss Lexington

2009 Stefanie Wittler - Miss Hamilton Co

2009

Stefanie Wittler

Miss Hamilton County

Miss America 2nd Runner Up

2008 Ellen Carrington Shelton - Miss Sce

2008

Ellen Carrington Shelton  Miss Scenic City

Miss America Top 7 Finalist

2007 Grace Gore Sturdivant - Miss Lexing

2007 Grace Gore Sturdivant  Miss Lexington

Miss America Top 15 Finalist

2006 Blaire Pancake - Miss Metropolitan.

2006 Blaire Pancake

Miss Metropolitan

2005 Tara Burns - Miss Music City - Miss

2005 Tara Burns

Miss Music City

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

2004 - Ashley Eicher - Miss Murfreesboro

2004

Ashley Eicher

Miss Murfreesboro

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

2003 - Jamie Watkins Davenport - Miss Sc

2003

Jamie Watkins Davenport Miss Scenic City

2002 - Valli Kugler Kelly - Miss UT-Mart

2002 

Valli Kugler Kelly 

Miss UT-Martin

2001 Stephanie Culberson Strand - Miss C

2001

Stephanie Culberson Strand Miss Cleveland

Miss America 2nd Runner Up

2000 Beth Hood Fromm - Miss Cleveland -

2000

Beth Hood Fromm

Miss Cleveland

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

1999 - Allison Alderson DeMarcus - Miss

1999

Allison Alderson DeMarcus 

Miss Memphis

1998 - Heather Heath Ryan - Miss Heart o

1998

Heather Heath Ryan

Miss Heart of Tennessee

1997 - Lanna Keck - Miss Milan No-Till.j

1997

Lanna Keck

Miss Milan No-Till

1996 - Jeni Stephens - Miss Memphis.jpg

1996

Jeni Stephens

Miss Memphis

1995 - Ali Shumate Fowler - Miss Knoxvil

1995

Ali Shumate Fowler

Miss Knoxville

Miss America Non-Finalist Interview Award Daughter of Miss Tennessee 1967 Linda Workman Shumate

1994 - Lori Smith Lankford - Miss Tennes

1994

Lori Smith Lankford

Miss Tennessee Tech

1993 - Kathleen Brang Mesmer - Miss Hist

1993

Kathleen Brang Mesmer  Miss Historic Jonesborough

1992 - Leah Hulan - Miss Knoxville.jpg

1992

Leah Hulan

Miss Knoxville

1991 - Jill Horn Mulrooney - Miss Memphi

1991 

Jill Horn Mulrooney 

Miss Memphis

1990 - Dana Brown Shaffer - Miss Frontie

1990 

Dana Brown Shaffer

Miss Frontier Days

Miss America 2nd Runner-Up

1989 - Lisa Robertson - Miss Cleveland.j

1989 

Lisa Robertson

Miss Cleveland

1988 - Carrie Folks - Miss Bluegrass Fes

1988

Carrie Folks

Miss Bluegrass Festival

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

1987 - Regina Athnos - Miss Tennessee Pe

1987 

Regina Athnos 

Miss Tennessee Peach Festival

1986 - Miss America 1987 - Kellye Cash S

1986 - Miss America 1987  Kellye Cash Sheppard 

Miss Milan Crown & Scepter Miss America Talent & Swimsuit Preliminary Winner

1986 - Kris Beasley Leventhal MD - Miss

1986

Kris Beasley Leventhal, MD Miss Memphis - (Succeeded Kellye Cash when she became Miss America 1987)

1985 - Sonya Pleasant Roth - Miss Wataug

1985 

Sonya Pleasant Roth

Miss Watauga Valley

1984 - Shelley Mangrum - Miss West Tenne

1984

Shelley Mangrum

Miss West Tennessee State Fair

Miss America Top 10 Finalist

1983 - Moira Kaye Ely - Miss Roane Count

1983

Moira Kaye Ely 

Miss Roane County

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

1982 - Desiree Daniels - Miss Hamilton C

1982

Desiree Daniels

Miss Hamilton County

Miss America 1st Runner-Up & Preliminary Swimsuit Award

1981 - Angelina Johnson Cole - Miss Madi

1981

Angelina Johnson Cole

Miss Madison

1980 - Sarah Leonard Vaughn - Miss Histo

1980

Sarah Leonard Vaughn

Miss Historic Jonesborough

1979 - Elise Neal Davis - Miss Okra - Mi

1979

Elise Neal Davis

Miss Okra

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

1978 - Jill Beshears Fant - Miss Memphis

1978

Jill Beshears Fant

Miss Memphis State University

1977 - Linda Faye Moore - Miss Nashville

1977

Linda Faye Moore

Miss Nashville

Miss America Top 10 Finalist & Preliminary Swimsuit Award

1976 - Terry Jean Alden - Miss Memphis.j

1976 

Terry Jean Alden

Miss Memphis

1975 - Marion Burgess Flannigan - Miss B

1975 

Marion Burgess Flannigan  Miss Bells

1974 - Deborah Kincaid Gooch - Miss Memp

1974

Deborah Kincaid Gooch

Miss Memphis State University 

Miss America Top 10 Finalist & Preliminary Talent Award

1973 - Anne Randle Galloway - Miss Memph

1973

Anne Randle Galloway 

Miss Memphis

1972 - Debbie Cathey Burger - Miss Nashv

1972 

Debbie Cathey Burger

Miss Nashville

1971 - Marsha McDonald - Miss Memphis St

1971

Marsha McDonald 

Miss Memphis State University

1970 - Carol Ferrante Rasberry - Miss Me

1970

Carol Ferrante Rasberry  Miss Memphis

1969 - Mary Cox Ward - Miss Johnson City

1969

Mary Cox Ward 

Miss Johnson City 

Miss America Non-Finalist Talent Award

1968 - Brenda Seal Kemp - Miss East Tenn

1968

Brenda Seal Kemp

Miss East Tennessee State University 

Miss America Top 10 Finalist - She was 19 when she won -the last teenager to win the title

1967 - Linda Workman Shumate - Miss Knox

1967

Linda Workman Shumate  Miss Knoxville

Her daughter Ali Shumate Fowler was Miss Tennessee 1995

1966 - Vicki Hurd Bartholomew - Miss Car

1966

Vicki Hurd Bartholomew Miss Carter County

Miss America 2nd Runner-Up

1965 - Marcia Murray Moss - Miss Paris.j

1965 

Marcia Murray Moss 

Miss Paris

1964 - Rita Munsey Doss - Miss Knoxville

1964

Rita Munsey Doss 

Miss Knoxville

1963 - Martha Truett Noe - Miss Bells -

1963

Martha Truett Noe

Miss Bells

Miss America 3rd Runner-Up

1962 - Margaret Petty Denny - Miss Nashv

1962

Margaret Petty Denny

Miss Nashville

1961 - Rita Wilson Howard - Miss Bells.j

1961

Rita Wilson Howard

Miss Bells

1960 - Jenny Thomas Oakes - Miss Nashvil

1960

Jenny Thomas Oakes

Miss Nashville

1959 - Mickey Weyland - Miss Knoxville -

1959 

Mickey Weyland 

Miss Knoxville

Miss America Top 10 finalist

1958 - Patricia Eaves McAnally - Miss Pu

1958 

Patricia Eaves McAnally  Miss Putnam County

1957 - Amanda Whitman Henry - Miss David

1957

Amanda Whitman Henry  Miss Davidson County

1956 - Shelby Bailey Spraggins - Miss Ga

1956 

Shelby Bailey Spraggins

Miss Gadsden

1955 - Patty Williams Woodmansee - Miss

1955

Patty Williams Woodmansee 

Miss Lambuth College

1954 - Gerry Johnson Huffine - Miss Nash

1954

Gerry Johnson Huffine 

Miss Nashville 

Miss America Top 10 finalist

1953 - Ruth Ann Barker Smith - Miss Gibs

1953

Ruth Ann Barker Smith

Miss Gibson County

1952 - Gloria Williams Ermer - Miss Chat

1952 

Gloria Williams Ermer

Miss Chattanooga

1951 - Jean Harper Drumwright - Miss She

1951

Jean Harper Drumwright  Miss Shelby County

1950 - Greta Graham Hollingsworth.jpg

1950 

Greta Graham Hollingsworth

1949 - Adelyn Summer Mays.jpg

1949

Adelyn Summer Mays

Background photo by Calvin Mattheis, Knoxville News Sentinel

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