Party affiliation: Republican
- Staff nurse University Tennessee Hospital, Knoxville, 1966-1967, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, 1967-1970, Fort Sanders Hospital, Knoxville, 1970-1972, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bay Pines, Florida, 1972-1976, Johnson City, Tennessee, since 1976.
People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.