Student, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1960—1963. Bachelor, Millsaps College, 1964.
Telephone investigator Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, New York City, 1962. Medical secretary Doctors Higley, Ray & McCline, Memphis, 1963—1964. Owner, manager FCH Property Management, Cleveland, since 1980.
Private practise, since 1985. Member Ohio City Redevelopment Association, Cleveland, since 1973, Detroit-Shoreway Development Corporation, Cleveland, since 1973. Board advisers Neighborhood Housing Services, since 1984.
Member Democratic County Executive Committee, since 1974. Office manager Charles Butts' state senate campaigns, 1974, 1978, 1982. Board directors West Side Community House, 1967—1970, Urban Community School, Cleveland, 1978—1984, Cuyahoga Community College, since 1988.
Member of League of Women Voters (board directors 1967-1970), Cuyahoga Woman's Political Caucus.
Married Charles Lewis Butts, August 10, 1963. Children: John, Paul, Joanna, Helen.