Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1953. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1965. Educational Specialist, Mississippi State University, 1976.
Junior high English teacher, Lambert (Mississippi) High School, 1953-1956; high school English teacher, Tunica County (Mississippi) High School, 1956-1959; high school English and Spanish teacher, Benoit (Mississippi) High School, 1959-1969; English instructor, chair humanities, E. Mississippi Community College, Scooba, Mississippi, since 1969.
President Scooba (Mississippi) Music Club, since 1970. Member Local Faculty Association, Southeastern Conference for English Teachers, Mississippi Junior and Community College Association, Order of the Eastern Star, Gideon's Auxiliary.
Married Willard Wayne Killebrew, December 20, 1974.