Teacher. Born– May 18, 1915, Cleburne County. Parents– George Henry and Naomi (Hicks) Thompson. Married– Thomas Earl DeLoach, June 25, 1938. Children– Three. Education– Attended Livingston State Teachers College, 1934-1936; Jacksonville State University; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1954; the University of Alabama in Birmingham, M.A., 1973. Served as secretary for national defense classes for Randolph County Board of Education, 1941-1942; taught school in Autauga County, 1936-1938; Etowah County, 1950-1975. Edited State Kappan. Member and president of Etowah Classroom Teachers and of Etowah County Retired Teachers. Member of the Advisory Councils for Walnut Grove’s Nutrition Programs and for East Alabama Commission on Aging. Delegate to England for the John Wesley Tour and for the 13th World Methodist Conference, Dublin, Ireland. Named Walnut Groves’s Senior Citizen of the Year. Named to Alabama Senior Citizen Hall of Fame.  Died September 7, 2006.

Source: Altha DeLoach, Walnut Grove, Ala.  Obituary.


Facts and Fancy. Rainsville, Ala.; Sand Mountain Printing Co., 1984.

Out of the Mouths of Grandkids… Happenings Across the Generations. Rainsville, Ala.; Sand Mountain Printing Co., 1985.

Things Round About. Rainsville, Ala.; Sand Mountain Printing Co., 1983.