Writer; civic leader. Born–August 9, 1914,¬†¬†Chattanooga. Parents– Benjamin Arthur and Janey Lee (Pickel) Boone. Married– William Craig Aiken, April 16, 1938. Children– Two. Education– McKenzie Business College, Bob Jones College, and Auburn University. Worked for Dixie Foundry Company in Cleveland, Tenn.; Central Alabama Electric Cooperative; correspondent for the Montgomery Advertiser, United Press International, the Prattville Progress, the REA News, and the Birmingham News. Associated with WSFA-TV in Montgomery, 1954-1979. Member of the Prattville Planning Commission; Prattville Service League, Alabama Historical Association, the National Writers Club, National Press Photographers Association, Alabama Women’s Press Association, Lee County Historical Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Autauga County Heritage Association, and Auburn Heritage Association; charter member and chairman of the Prattville Community Girl Scouts committee.¬† Died December 16, 2001.


The Library of Alabama Lives; Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1982.


Will Howard Smith and McQueen Smith Farms. Prattville, Ala.; s.n., 1971.