97-Year-Old Fort Smith Woman Wins State Beauty Pageant In Hot Springs

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A 97-year-old Fort Smith woman was crowned State Queen during the Arkansas Health Care Association Pageant in Hot Springs on Tuesday (April 23).

Jessie Pittman, who lives at Fianna Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fort Smith,  won both the nursing home's pageant and her district's pageant, which led her to represent her district in the state pageant Tuesday.

This was the first time Pittman has ever competed in pageants. She beat contestants from seven other districts during the state pageant and was crowned by Miss Arkansas.

Congratulations, Jessie!

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