Photos by Michael Hampton
The 85th annual Chattanooga Cotton Ball was held in July at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Twenty-six Belles and four ladies of the court were presented to the Cotton Ball King and Queen at the debutante ball and dinner-dance. This year’s king was Tom White, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Unum Group. He is married to Beth White and is the father to two children and grandfather to three grandchildren. This year’s queen was Cameron Ford. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Winfield Ford and graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2019.