AKENS, HELEN MORGAN, 1918-2012

Biography:

College instructor. BornРSunny South, Ala., August 6, 1918.  ParentsРJames Martin and Katherine Morgan. MarriedРDavid Strode Akens, August 21, 1953. EducationРUniversity of Montevallo, A.B.; University of Alabama, M.A., 1956; attended American University in Washington, D.C. Taught at Huntingdon College, Athens College and the University of Montevallo; served as Dean of Women at Athens College. With her husband founded Strode Publishers. Wrote a regular column for the Clarke County Democrat and for the Mobile Press Register. One short story appeared in Alabama Prize Stories, 1970. Died June 9, 2012.

Source:

Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 3; Obituary,¬†Huntsville Times, June 11, 2012.

Publication(s):

Alabama, Mounds to Missiles. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1962.

Joint_Publication(s):

Alabama Heritage. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1962.