Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, 1964. Postgraduate, University Missouri, 1993. Postgraduate, Southwest Missouri State University, 1968.
Educator, Overland Park School System, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1964-1966; educator, West Plains School System, West Plains, Missouri, 1967-1972; legal aid, R. Jack Garrett, Attorney at Law, West Plains, Missouri, 1972-1974; province collegiate director, Gamma Phi Beta, Missouri/Kansas, 1974-1977; legal aid, Howell County Prosecuting Attorney, West Plains, Missouri, 1978-1980; educator, Southwest Missouri State University, West Plains, Missouri, since 1981. Vice president Southern Hills Center, Ltd., West Plains, since 1979. Secretary treas, K & S Development, Ltd., Harrison, Arkansas, since 1982.
President Ozark Medical Center Auxiliary, 1971. Secretary, treasurer Country Club Board Directors, 1975. Choreographer People's Park Players and High School Productions, since 1975.
Board governors Southwest Missouri State University, since 1995. Member National Association Teachers College English, National Society Legal Secretaries, Daughters of the American Revolution, Philanthropic and Educational Organization Sisterhood, Jefferson Club University Missouri, Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Delta Theta Mothers Club.
Married Bruce Mitchell Smith, June 5, 1965. Children: Travis Mitchell, Chase London.