Associate of Arts, Stephens College, 1955.
Reporter, Kansas Missouri Star, 1956-1958; assistant society editor, Kansas Missouri Star, 1958-1963; assistant women's page editor, Kansas Missouri Star, 1963-1964.
Leader 4-H Club, Terre Haute, Indiana, since 1980. Mayoral appointee Board Associations to Architectural Commission Terre Haute Civic Improvement, 1974-1976. Board directors Terre Haute Woman's Symphony Association.
Board directors, president Terre Haute Young Women’s Christian Association, 1970-1976. Board directors, public relations chairman Alternatives for Learning and Living School Nursery Board, 1984-1990. Member Women in Communication, Inc., Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Columbia Club, Most Valuable Player Club, Hyannis (Massachusetts) Yacht Club (associate).
Married Robert Hugh Puckett, December 23, 1964. 1 child, Sarah Anne.