Bachelor of science in nursing, Incarnate Word College, 1965. MSN, Texas Woman's University, 1974.
Instructor Cameron State University, Lawton, Oklahoma. Associate professor Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas. Director maternal child health Wichita General Hospital.
Member Nurses Association of the American College Ob-Gyn. (certified inpatient obstetric nurse), ASPO/Lamaze, International Lactation Consultant's Association.
Married R. Eugene Bowles, September 30, 1966. Children: M. Scott, Andrew W., Jeffrey D.