Graduate High School, Florissant, 1964.
Secretary, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1969-1971; secretary, Francis Howell School District, St. Charles County, Missouri, 1985-1993; free-lance writer, Orlando, Florida, since 1994; consultant, Creative Memories, Orlando, since 1996.
Council training staff Boy Scouts American, 1980-1985, district training chairman, 1982-1985. Member long range planning council Francis Howell School District, 1989-1993, others. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (Green River chapter), First Families St. Louis, Central Florida Genealogical Society (officer since 1998).
Married David Eugene Powell. Children: Steven, Bryan.