Businesswoman, educator, free-lance writer. Born– Aug. 7, 1927, in Townley, Ala. Parents– Luther N. and Mary (Atkins) Romine. Married– Cecil Files, Oct. 15, 1942. Children– One. Married– Paul Teaford, Dec. 23, 1947. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1968; M.A., 1975. Employed by Arrow Co., 1960-1964, Paul’s Automotive Service, 1964-1974; English teacher and principal in Walker Co. schools after 1968; free-lance writer. Won homemaking, art, and service awards; Alabama’s Favorite Teacher 1980, and Alabama’s Teacher of the Year 1982.
Ruth E. Teaford, Jasper, Ala.
Southern Homespun. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1980.