Diploma, North Carolina Baptist Hospital School Nursing, Winston-Salem, 1973; student, Salem College, Winston-Salem, since 1988.
Staff nurse emergency department, North Carolina Baptist Hospital-Bowman Gray School Medicine, Wake Forest U. head nurse emergency department, Stokes Reynolds Hospital, Danbury, North Carolina charge nurse in clinical dermatology, John C. Long, Doctor of Medicine P.A., Winston-Salem outpatient surgery staff nurse, Medical Park Hospital, Winston-Salem.
Instructor nursing care American Red Cross, CPR American Heart Association. Member Dermatology Nurses Association (president North Carolina chapter 1990-1991). F C.
Daughter of Lawrence Martin and Mary Lou (Blevins) Shamel. Divorced; children: James Lawrence Douglas, Robyne LaShawn Redeker.