Student, University Evansville, 1966-1969.
Insurance clerk, policy writer, Interstate Finance, Evansville, Indiana, 1956-1958, 61-62; junior policy underwriter, assistant office manager, Greene & Greene, Evansville, 1959-1961, 62-66; from legal secretary to forms specialist, Credithrift Finance, Evansville, 1966-1988; manager forms administration, American General Finance, Evansville, since 1988.
Board of directors Evansville Philharmonic Guild, treasurer, 1993.
Married Willie Simpson, June 27, 1959 (divorced April 1973). Married Lysle I. Abbott, February 21, 1974.