Freelance journalist; advocate for the handicapped. Born– March 27, 1936, Baileytown, Cullman County. Parents– Selmer B. and Alma Ruth (Ford) Jones. Education– Fairview High School; correspondence courses in journalism. Stricken at age seven with myosistis ossificans progressiva, which left her completely paralyzed by the age of eighteen. Published many articles in journals; wrote a newspaper column “Through the Looking Glass,” for the Cullman Times; edited the Alabama Wheelchair Society Magazine. Member of Writers Conclave of Alabama.  One of the organizers of a vocational workshop for the handicapped, the Margaret Jean Jones Adult Activities Center; was president of its board for two years. Won two Freedom Foundation medals for published essays; listed in Outstanding Young Women of America, 1970; named Cullman Times Citizen of the Year, 2000. Died March 16, 2009.


The World in My Mirror; jacket of Combing Cullman County; obituary, Cullman Times, March 2009.


Combing Cullman County. Cullman, Ala.; Modernistic Printers, 1972.

Cullman County Across the Years. Cullman, Ala.; Modernistic Printers, 1975.

The World in My Mirror. Nashville; Abingdon, 1979.