The Mystic Krewe de St. Denis is pleased to announce the Royal Monarchs for the 45th Tableau and Ball, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Natchitoches Events Center.
Anna Kathleen Jackson
Miss Anna Kathleen Jackson will reign as Queen for the 2023 Mystic Krewe de St. Denis Tableau and Ball. Queen Anna Kate is the daughter of Krewe members Mr. and Mrs. Tandy Ealon Jackson IV. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tandy Ealon Jackson, III, and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Reppen. She is a 2022 graduate of St. Mary’s High School. Queen Anna Kate served as State and National Beta Club President.
Currently, Queen Anna Kate is a freshman at Louisiana State University where she is majoring in Marketing/Pre-Law. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. Her father was King, while her sister, Elaina Alyce Jackson Leone served as Queen in 2016. Her sister, Elizabeth Eileen Jackson served as Queen in 2018. Queen Anna Kate was presented as a princess in 2014 and 2017, and served as a Maid of the court in 2022.
Charles Patrick Johnson
Charles Patrick Johnson will reign as King of the 2023 Mystic Krewe de St. Denis Tableau and Ball as St. Denis Presents Viva Las Vegas, A Glitz and Glamour Soiree. King Pat has lived in Natchitoches his entire life. He is married to the former Kim Kelly Townsend. The couple has three daughters, Sarah Kathryn Johnson Mason, Margaret Sterling Johnson Harris, and Elizabeth Kelly Johnson Orenbaun; and one son, Patrick Taylor Johnson. They also have 10 grandchildren
King Pat graduated from Natchitoches High School in 1968; attended Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho; and studied business at Northwestern State University, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is currently the co-owner of Regional Construction, LLC, which is an experience civil construction group licensed to perform contracts in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas.
Johnson served as Commissioner-at-Large on the Red River Waterway Commission from 1988-1996. He served on the LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Board of Directors from 2000-2008. Johnson is a past member of the Northwestern State University Athletic Association Board of Directors, served as a past commissioner on the Natchitoches Economic Development Commission, and served as a past board member on the St. Mary’s Athletic Association. Johnson is a past sponsor of Dixie Youth Baseball. He has been a member of the Natchitoches Northwestern Symphony Society since 1979, a sponsor of the St. Denis Art League since 1980, and a member of the Shreveport Cotillion Club since 1986. He is a sponsor member of Ducks Unlimited, a Life Member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He is a member of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
King Pat is an avid wing shooter. He enjoys hunting duck, dove, and quail. He also travels annually to Colorado for an elk hunt. King Pat has a long history with the Krewe. He served as a Duke in 1994, 1997, 2000, 2002, and 2007. He escorted his granddaughter, Sterling Kathryn Roy, in 2022 when she was presented as a princess.
John Chadwick Methvin
Mr. John Chadwick Methvin will serve as the 2023 Mystic Krewe de St. Denis Captain. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is self-employed as a Farmer, and in 2010, he was voted one of the Top Young Farmers for the Southern Region.
Mr. Methvin is an avid supporter and volunteer for the St. Mary’s Tigers. He enjoys hunting, boating, and watching his very active children play football, baseball, and softball, as well as cheer.
Chad and his wife, the former Jamie Tubre are the parents of Hudson Mead Methvin, Chloe Yvonne Methvin, and Heath Maddox Methvin. The have been member of the Krewe for six years. He will also be presenting his daughter, Chloe, as a princess during this year’s festivities.
Mary Margaret Miller
Mary Margaret Penton Miller will serve as the 2023 Mystic Krewe de St. Denis Belle of the Ball. Mrs. Miller graduated from Sulphur High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Women’s University. She also attended Centenary College and McNeese State University. She is currently retired after 41 years. She worked at Guidroz Physical Therapy for over 22 years. Miller also worked in other settings, inclusive of pediatrics, as a school therapist, home health, and in hospitals. She is married to Krewe member Huey Layne Miller, and they have three children, Johnny Layne Miller, Lauren Alayna Miller, and Kathryn Melissa Miller Perritt. They currently have seven grandchildren, with one on the way.
Miller has been a member of P.E.O. Chapter I for 20 years, having served as president, vice president, and guard. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she served as coordinator of the clown ministry. Miller enjoys going to flea markets and estate sales, as well as refurbishing, refinishing, and repurposing her “finds.” She and her husband have spent 35 years lovingly restoring their 1924 home.
Miller and her husband have a long history with the Krewe. Her husband served as a Duke in 1999 and 2002. He also was King to his daughter, Kate, in 2003. Her grandson, Hunter Duane Goodman served as a Squire in 2022 and is a Knight on this year’s court.