Ms. Mature Irving started in 1982 and has been a significant part of Irving for the past forty-one years. Over the years, ladies have had the opportunity to compete, make new friends, and be a part of an annual pageant that has continued through the years. There have been many different contestants that have shown elegance and true talent. Ms. Mature not only presents a sense of community but also encompasses a sense of dignity and class.
2024 Ms. Mature Irving - Susan Newman
Susan Young Newman is an active gal who enjoys having fun and helping others. She has come a long way from being shy and barely talking as a child and teenager to being outspoken. She is always willing to improve herself, however in her life, God and her beloved family come first. She is married to a wonderful man name Larry of forty-three years and has two sons, Brooks and Taylor, a daughter, Shana and three grandchildren.
She is an active member of First Irving Church and is very much loved. At fifteen years old, she journeyed to a career of teaching ballroom, disco and country western dancing and continued for forty years. For twenty-six years, she encompassed herself around children with much delight by having an in-home daycare which she enjoyed tremendously.
This compassion led her, in her spare time, in being creative and is an active Heritage Senior Center member. She participates as the Vice President of the Heritage Advisory Council and spends some of her time volunteering at the kiosk when needed and in the Heritage gift shop. Susan loves the Heritage Senior Center which has been her saving grace to make friends, taking pride in being a member and supports it by attending many events, trips, and classes. She is adored and respected by many and we know that as the titleholder of the crowned Ms. Mature Irving 2023 she will continue to be kind, knowledgeable and make us proud.