Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Education, Western Kentucky University, 1970. Master of Arts in Business Education, Western Kentucky University, 1974.
Business teacher, Fort Knox (Kentucky) Indiana School, 1969-1970; business teacher, Larue County High School, Hodgenville, Kentucky, 1970-1981; business teacher, Elizabethtown (Kentucky) State Vocational-Technology, since 1981.
Member National Business Education Association, American Vocational Association, Southern Business Education Association, Kentucky Business Education Association (Business Teacher of Year 1988), Kentucky Vocational Association, Delta Phi Epsilon.
Married Russell H. Fulkerson, December 22, 1953 (divorced January 1979). Children: Gregory, Philip, Thomas M. Married John W. Kessinger, April 21, 1989.