Student, Augustine Business School, New Orleans, 1939.
Sales person Sears, Roebuck & Company, New Orleans, 1939-1941. Layout Metairie (Louisiana) Herald. Furniture artist, lettering Barnett's, New Orleans, 1954-1962.
Layout Metairie (Louisiana) Herald, 1963. Lettering artist Motion Picture Advertising, New Orleans, 1964-1972. Typing, filing, lettering art T. Smith & Son Stevedoring Company, 1972-1982.
Contributor donated art works WYES, channel 12, 1980-1995, Arts for Aids, 1986-1997, Contemporary Arts Center, 1992, Pops Foundation 1995-1996. Active seminars Arts Council of New Orleans, 1992. Member National Museum of Women in the Arts, Louisiana Women's Caucus for Art, Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans Museum Art, Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans.
Daughter of Tabor Orme and Rose Janette (McTogue) Dodson. M. Warren Tanner, March 1948 (divorced 1955).