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Ms. Senior Tennessee Crowned Ms. Senior America

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Ms. Tennessee Senior America, Carolyn Corlew, captures the title of Ms. Senior America 2013.

The Mt. Juliet mother of three and longtime vocalist for the Charlie Daniels Band, competed in four categories at the event in Atlantic City on Thursday - interview, talent, philosophy of life and evening gown. The 61-year-old sang the Etta James song, "Tell Mama."

The 1st runner up  to Corlew is Ms. New Jersey, Vanessa Shaw. Corlew will take over the crown from Ms. Senior America 2012, Elisabeth Howard (Ms. California Senior America).

Corlew who was crowned Ms. Tennessee Senior America on April 27 says, "I am thrilled, overwhelmed and I will go home a different person and I have had a wonderful time and I'm going to do my very best to honor this crown."

Corlew and her husband David have been married for 30 years.

Photo: David Corlew

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