Journalist, teacher. Born–August 15, 1907 in Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Edward and Jessie (Culbert) Billings. Married– Erskine Ramsey Walker in 1934. Education– Judson College, A.B., 1928. Taught in public schools of Birmingham 1928-30. Society editor, Birmingham Post, 1930-1943; feature writer, Birmingham News, 1944-1947; director women’s dept., 1947-1960; associate editor, 1960-. Taught at Samford University, 1964-. Director, Crippled Children and Adults Society. Member– Birmingham Art Association, Governor’s Advisory Committee for the White House Conference on Aging, Birmingham Civic Orchestra’s Board of Directors. Named U.S. Steel Journalist of the Year. Died April 30, 1996.


Who’s Who in American Women.


Hot Sands of Hate. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Chapter of the American Christian Palestine Committee, 1954.

It’s Nice to Live in Birmingham. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham News, 1963.


Alabama; a Guide to a Deep South State. New York; Hastings House, 1975.


Papers of Alyce Billings Walker are held in the Archives Department of the Birmingham Public Library. Included are correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of her career at the Birmingham News, and rough drafts and correspondence related to her book, Alabama; A Guide to a Deep South State.