Party affiliation: Republican
Teacher business administration Obion County Board Education, Union City, Tennessee, 1956—1964. Secretary Founders Security Life Insurance Company, Memphis, 1965—1967. Administrative assistant to president, executive vice president Pace Corporation, 1967—1972.
Administrative assistant to executive director United Way Greater Memphis, 1972—1982. Director development Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, 1982—1983. Executive assistant to director St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, since 1983.