Offset pressman, Morritown, 1983. Beautician, Knoxville School Beauty, 1985. Insurance Liberty National, Knoxville School Insurance, 1990.
Tax consultant Exact Tax, Newport, Tennessee. Owner, operator Hair Unlimited, Tootie Fruitie's Beauty Shop.
Member Mystery Writers American, Women Guild American, Police Writers American.
Daughter of James Andrew Weatherly and Jewel Audrey Ramey. Divorced; children: Jeanie Barnett, Marcella Grooms, Jimmie Blazer.