Bachelor of Science, Northern Arizona University, 1956. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1961.
Teacher Arizona Schools, Tucson, Avondale, 1956-1959. Writer The Mountain View (Arkansas) Newspaper, 1973-1974. Singer Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, 1973-1977.
Teacher Arkansas Schools, Shirley, 1975-1977, Arizona Schools, Phoenix, Payson, Arizona, 1977-1994. Freelance writer, entertainer, since 1994.
Member Academy Western Artists (Female Cowboy Poet of Year 1997), National League American Pen Women, Western Music Association, Arizona History Society, Rim Country History Society, Train Dust.
Married John Cavanaugh Johnson, January 10, 1927. Children: Daniel Scott, Timothy Wayne, Rebecca Lynn.