Completion diploma, Barretts Writers Course, 1976. Degree in psychology, American School, 1967. Degree in nursing, Buckeye Hills Career College, 1985.
Nurse Mental Retardation Association. Private duty nurse
Secretary French Art Colony, Gallipolis, Ohio, 1982. Teacher church school, Gallipolis, 1982—1989.
Member American Indian Relief Council. Contributor St. Labre American Indian School, Little Sioux American Indian School, Soaring Eagle American Indian Edlerly Home. Honary citizen Girls & Boystown.
Fellow: Nature Conservancy National Wildlife Federation. Member: A.S.P.C.A., Smithsonian Institute, The Humane Society of the United States, Animal Protection Institute, Wildlife Land Trust, Jane Goodall Institute, United Methodist Women, Ocean Conservancy, American Indian Relief Council, Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife, United Animal Nations, Ohio Poetry Association, International Fund for Animal Welfare.
Married Joseph White Ferguson III, July 3, 1967. 1 child Jody Suzanne.