Graduate, Center Interior Design, 1964.
Interior decorator, Little Rock, 1965—1968. With sales department National Investor Life Insurance Company, 1968—1970. Co-organizer A. Q. Restaurants, 1970—1972.
Manager restaurants Dogpatch United States of America, Harrison, 1972—1974. Director international affairs Arkansas Secretary State, Little Rock, 1974—1977. Executive director National Society to Prevent Blindness, 1979—1982.
Single parent program development Campus Crusade Christ, since 1982. Director public relations, state director Green Thumb Inc., since 1983.
Member of Arkansas Volunteer Coordinators Association, Arkansas Health Association, Altrusa (Little Rock) (director), Pleasant Valley Country.
Married Frank D. Hickingbotham, August 21, 1955. Children: Herren Curtis, Frank Todd.