Ms. Verdell Goodson was crowned Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2013 during the Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover on Monday, July 22. She was crowned by Miss Alabama 2013 Chandler Champion, who was co-host of the event.
Ms. Goodson, age 79, is a resident at Enterprise Health and Rehab Center in Enterprise. At her nursing home, Verdell has participated in the Coffee County Relay for Life, is a member of the resident council and plans to start a welcoming committee. She and her husband, B.J., have been married for 62 years and both live at Enterprise Health and Rehab Center.
As Ms. Alabama Nursing Home, Ms. Goodson will travel to various nursing homes and community events to share her experiences. During her reign, she will also serve as an ambassador for nursing home residents at several Alabama Nursing Home Association events.
The runners-up are: