Bachelor of Science in Biology magna cum laude, Lynchburg College, Virginia, 1966. Master of Secondary School Administration, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1988.
Teacher science Bedford County School System, Bedford, Virginia, 1966-1968, O.T. Bonner Junior High School, Danville, 1970-1976, George Washington High School, Danville, 1968-1970, library, since 1976.
Volunteer gifted and academically talented program Park Ave Elementary School, summer 1988. Member Virginia Education Media Association, Starwood Garden Club (president), Wednesday Club, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married John Glenwood Hurt, January 26, 1962 (divorced August 1978). Children: John Glenwood Junior, Richard Holden. Married Duane Vernard Allmond, January 1, 1988.