Nutrition Center crowns annual Valentine’s royalty

first_img Most every little girl wants to grow up and be a queen. Henderson said she is happy to be a queen now that she’s all grown up.Sheila Deveridge, center director, said the Troy Nutrition Center King and Queen are chosen each year by popular vote.“The reigning king and queen make their final walk before we crown our new king and queen,” Deveridge said. “Our 2014 King and Queen, James Wright and Mary Daniel, served us well and we honored them along with our new king and queen.”King Lorenzo Frazier was born in Coffee County and grew up there. But, when he was 19 years old, he left the red clay fields of South Alabama for the Garden State, New Jersey. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Sponsored Content Skip Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Granny said a storm is brewin’, she could smell it My granny could smell bad weather. She’d stick her head out the screen door, take a deep breath and exhale… read more Email the author Published 3:00 am Saturday, February 14, 2015 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy Mayor Jason Reeves crowned Lorenzo Frazier and Alice Henderson, seated, the 2015 Valentine King and Queen of the Troy Nutrition Center at a ceremony on Friday. The 2014 Valentine King and Queen James Wright and Mary Daniel congratulated the new king and queen on the royal honor.Lorenzo “Sweet” Frazier and Alice Henderson were crowned the 2015 Valentine’s King and Queen 2015 of Troy Nutrition Center Friday.Troy Mayor Jason A. Reeves crowned the king and queen and offered them congratulations and best wishes on their yearlong reign.Newly crowned King Frazier wasted no time in issuing a decree that will make chitterlings, turnip greens and cornbread the annual Valentine’s meal at the nutrition center. Queen Henderson proclaimed health and happiness for all her “subjects” at the center. And, everyone applauded the decrees of their newly crowned Valentine’s King and Queen.Until Friday, February 13, 2015, royalty has eluded Frazier and Henderson. Both, laughingly, said they never expected to be so highly honored.“I’ve never been a king before,” Frazier said. “I don’t know how it feels right now, but ask me again in the morning.” Latest Stories By Jaine Treadwell “I went to New Jersey because I didn’t want to pick cotton,” Frazier said, laughing. “I got a job driving a truck and made a pretty good living. In 2001, I retired and came home because I was tired of dodging bullets.”Frazier has five children who live in different states and that’s all right with him. He’s just proud to be back in South Alabama.Henderson has lived in Troy all her life and she’s never had a desire to live anywhere else.“I worked a Superior Molding for 32 years,” she said. “I worked a machine and I enjoyed what I did. But I enjoy being retired and I love coming to the nutrition center. We all get along so well and it’s just a joy to be here with so many wonderful friends.”Henderson said she was surprised to be named Valentine’s Queen but so appreciative of the honor.“I just never even thought that I might be a queen,” she said, with a smile.Henderson has a son and a daughter and four grandsons and they are all blessings to her.The staff of the Troy Nutrition Center treated all subjects of the Valentine’s court with a dinner “fit for a king.” And, as King Lorenzo decreed, the meal included turnips … but no chitterlings. Book Nook to reopen By Secrets Revealed Nutrition Center crowns annual Valentine’s royalty Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more