Former Miss Alabama and Miss America marries girlfriend at Birmingham Museum of Art

photo: People Magazine/Kelli & Daniel Taylor Photography

Former Miss America and Miss Alabama Deidre Downs Gunn, 37, of Birmingham married her longtime girlfriend in a ceremony at the Birmingham Museum of Art over the weekend, according reporting by People Magazine.

“Saying our vows in front of our family and friends and making that commitment to the love of my life was the most meaningful part of the day for me,” Downs told People Magazine.

According to People, the wedding’s 200 guests dined on some of the couple’s favorite Southern foods, including mini chicken and waffles, fried okra, fried green tomatoes and buttermilk biscuits.

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