Queen honored for Juneteenth

Published 3:55 pm Friday, June 21, 2024

(Above) Mike Edgerton, left, presents a certificate of appreciation to Brenda McCloud and Evelyn Scott at the 2024 Badin Juneteenth celebration on Sunday. The certificate posthumously honored the festival’s queen, Marguerite “Helen” Williams (Smith) Pankey, below, who died June 5 at age 92. (Above photo by CHARLES CURCIO/staff).