- Once in a Lifetime: Reflections of a Mississippi First Lady (2015) edited by JoAnne Prichard Morris
Biography of Elise Winter
Elise Varner Winter is the wife of the 57th Governor of Mississippi, William Winter, who served from 1981 to 1984. She was born in Senatobia, Mississippi, and met her husband at the University of Mississippi. They married in 1950. They currently live in Jackson, Mississippi. Winter was recognized at the 2015 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence Awards for her outstanding commitment to volunteer service.
JoAnne Prichard Morris describes making of Elise Varner Winter’s book “Once in a Lifetime”