Bachelor, West Virginia Wesleyan, Buckhannon, 1951. Postgraduate, West Virginia University, since 1983.
Art teacher Upshur County Board Education, Buckhannon, West Virginia, since 1962. Chairman art department Buckhannon Upshur Middle School, since 1977. Staff development council Upshur Board Education, since 1977, county advisory council, since 1986, county art coordinator, since 1986.
Board directors American Red Cross, 1960-1961. Director Strawberry Festival Pre-Preview, Buckhannon, West Virginia, 1961-1962. Member Internat Society Artists, American Association of University Women, Professional Educators Association, National Education Association (delegate to national convention), West Virginia Education Association, Upshur County Education Association (past president), Delta Kappa Gamma (past president), General Federation Women's Clubs (junior department, past president, state secretary).
Married Leon Lantz, September 7, 1952. Children: Leon II, Lynn Earnest, Larry Michael.