Writer. Born– December 18, 1901, Gastonburg. Parents– Robert James and Annie L. (Gaston) Goode. Married- Oxford Stroud, 1922.  One child. Married- Will Lithgow Liddell, June 6, 1934. Children– Two. Education– Judson College, M.A., 1922. Taught in Wilcox and Marengo County schools. Member– National League of Pen Women; Wilcox County Historical Society; Camden Culture Club. Published stories in Saturday Evening Post, Holland’s Magazine, Literary Messenger, Georgia Review, and others. Honors– A Place of Springs received the Alabama Library Association Nonfiction Authors Award, 1981. Named outstanding clubwoman of the year, Federated Women’s Clubs of Alabama, 1982. Died May 16, 1998.


Viola Goode Liddell, Camden; Encyclopedia of Alabama.


Grass Widow; ; Making My Way in Depression Alabama.  University of Alabama Press, 2004.

A Place of Springs. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1979.

Reflections in Rhyme. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Publishing Co., 1944.

With a Southern Accent. Norman; University of Oklahoma Press, 1948.