Interview: Joyce Blaylock
How did you first become interested in Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham? The head master of my high school was a marvelous story teller. When I was sixteen and in one of his classes, he began with, “There is a lady with whom I have been in love all my life…she married once for money, once for love and once for fame…this year she will turn 148…” I was fascinated.