Bachelor of Science, Murray State University, 1971. Master of Arts, Murray State University, 1971. Postgraduate, University Kentucky, 1985.
Art director, teacher, St. Joseph Elementary School, Mayfield, Kentucky, 1974-1976; gallery director, The Gallery, Mayfield, 1985; director, teacher, Treasure House Day Care, Mayfield, 1984-1986; instructor, Draughons's Junior College Business, Paducah, Kentucky, 1983-1986; instructor, Paducah Community College, 1983-1986; photographer, The Gallery, Mayfield, since 1979; hostess, sales, Welcome Wagon International, Memphis, 1986-1987; field manager, Welcome Wagon International, Memphis, since 1987. Lecturer and instructor personnel management, implementing goal, policies and hiring, photographer.
Publicity director Graves County Extension Homemakers, 1972-1986. President Graves County Active Artists Association, Mayfield, 1985-1987. Member American Association of University Women, Professional Photographers American, Kentucky Business & Professional Womens Club, Purchase Area Arts Council, Council of Club Women, Burnett's Chapel Homemakers Club.
Married James Lawrence Barker, (deceased 1962). Children: Cynthia Lou, Laura LaFollette. Married William Harry Frank.