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Former Miss America and Actress Mary Ann Mobley Dies at 77

Former Miss America and Actress Mary Ann Mobley Dies at 77

Mary Ann Mobley - Mississippi's first Miss America who went on to become an actress and a devoted humanitarian - died Tuesday at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 77. The Mississippi native was crowned the state's first Miss America in 1959. A busy show business career followed - first in the theater, where she starred in musicals like Guys and Dolls and The King and I - and then onto Hollywood, where she starred opposite Elvis Presley in Harum Scarum and Girl Happy in 1965. Mobley enjoyed a successful run on the small screen, too. She was a regular on Circus

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