ADAMS, BERTHELL TULLIS, 1909-1997.

Biography:

Teacher. Born– October 22, 1909, Fort Payne. Parents– Cazzie Nathaniel and Bessie Lee (Austin) Tullis. Education– DeKalb County High School; Jacksonville State University, diploma for completion of the two year course, 1937, B.S, 1953. Married– Mitchell Adams, 1935. Children– Two. Taught school in Alabama, 1937-1969. Member of Alpha Delta Kappa Honorary Society, Ider Garden Club, DeKalb County Teachers Association and Retired Teachers Association; sponsored the Ider High School Poetry Society, 1960-1972; compiled five anthologies of Ider High School students’ original poems. Sunday School teacher for more than forty years; wrote and directed plays and programs for the school and the church; poems published in several annuals and anthologies. Honors– Honored by Landmarks of DeKalb County in Fort Payne, December 9, 1984. Died February 28, 1997.

Source:

Trailing Smokes. 

 Berthell Adams, Ider, Ala..

Publication(s):

Birds About Our Place. Ider, Ala.; Author, 1975,

Hidden Jewels. Ider, Ala.; Author, 1980.

Joys of Living. Ider, Ala.; Author, 1976.

Trailing Smokes; a Pictorial History of Ider School District, DeKalb County, Alabama. Ider, Ala.; Author, 1973.