Bachelor of Science, Philander Smith College, Little Rock, 1943. Master of Education, University Arkansas, 1958. Certified in Media Specialist, Purdue University, 1969.
Postgraduate, University California, Long Beach, 1968. Postgraduate, Ball State University, 1969. Postgraduate, Washburn University, 1970.
Postgraduate, University Missouri, 1971. Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1977. Postgraduate, Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone, West Africa, 1979.
Teacher, Oklahoma Public Schools, Norman, 1944;
teacher, Kansas City (Kansas) Public Schools, 1944-1945;
teacher, Wynne (Arkansas) Public Schools, 1947-1948;
teacher, Arkansas private schools, Fargo, 1949-1951;
teacher, Little Rock Public Schools, 1952-1961;
teacher, Kansas Missouri Public Schools, 1961-1977;
assistant principal, Kansas Missouri Public Schools, 1978-1982;
educational media specialist, Kansas Missouri Public Schools, 1982-1992. Professor Avila College, Kansas City, Missoury, 1979-1981. News reporter Kansas City, Kansas State Globe Newspaper, 1981-1983.
Teacher consultant Kansas Missouri Public School Sys., director, 1982-1992. Conductor workshops in field.
Board missions United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, 1989-1993, board communications, Topeka, since 1984. Missionary United Methodist Church, Port-u-Prince, Haiti, 1986, 90. Lay speaker United Methodist Church, 1998.
Member United Nations Organization, League of Women Voters, Garra Society West Africa (drafts person since 1979), Alpha Kappa Alpha, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Johnnie James House, June 10, 1944 (divorced July 1945). Children: Wilbur Clayton, Wayland LeEverett. Married James Rozelle Sharpe, December 10, 1950 (divorced October 1963).
Children: Maurice, Gwendolyn, Caroline.