Donna Idelle Axum was born on January 3, 1942, in El Dorado, Arkansasn and died on November 4, 2018.
He was an American beauty pageant winner, author, television executive producer, philanthropist, and model.
In 1964, she has crowned Miss America.
In the years following Miss America, Axum becoming a functioning urban pioneer as she served on the National Committee for the Performing Arts of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Fort Worth Symphony, the Van Cliburn Foundation, and the Texas Christian University College of Fine Arts Board of Visitors.
Her Miss America grant was utilized to finish her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in discourse/show, TV and film.
While there, Axum was an individual from the Delta Iota Chapter of Delta.
She originally hitched Michael Alan Buckley and had one tyke, Lisa.
Later, she separated from Buckley and in 1969 hitched Gus Franklin Mutscher, who filled in as Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives from 1969 to 1972 and later as the Washington County judge.
In 1972, the match additionally separated.
She hitched J. Bryan Whitworth, official VP of ConocoPhillips, on March 1, 1984. The Whitworths resided in Fort Worth, Texas.
The couple had five kids.
Axum passed away at 76 years old, in Fort Worth, Texas.