Musician; teacher of music. Born– in St. Clair Co., Ala., 1899. Married– Ralph Cage Thomas (Superintendent of Schools in Russell County). Children– Four. Education– graduate of Maryville College (Tenn.). Taught grade school for 2 years; taught piano, organ, cello, and guitar in public school and privately. Wrote short stories and Bible stories for children. Several times named Woman of the Year by Russellville, Ala.; elected to Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame in 1986. Died 1979.
Tutwiler Collection, Birmingham Public Library; Anniston Star, Apr. 1, 1986; biographical sketch, Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame website.
Hear the Lambs A-Crying. University, Ala.; Portals Press, 1975.