Debra Snodgrass, Miss America 1968 who grew up in Moran as Debra Dene Barnes, will be in Iola Saturday to speak at Wesley United Methodist Church. The appearance, sponsored by Wesley United Methodist Women, will start at 10:15 a.m.
“We thought people would enjoy hearing Debbie speak,” said Beverly Franklin, one of the organizers.
Snodgrass is an accomplished pianist. She has taught piano since age 12 and is assistant professor of music at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin.