Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, University Tennessee, 1972.
Systems analyst, Science Games Corporation, Atlanta, 1975-1976; technical information specialist, National Medical Audiovisual Center, Atlanta, 1976-1978; systems programmer, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, 1978-1980; systems programmer, lst National Bank Atlanta, 1980-1985; systems programmer, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1985; systems programmer, St. Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, 1987; data processing recruiter, Computer Network Resources, 1987; senior technical writer, Digital Communications Association, Alpharetta, Georgia, 1988; senior publications specialist, Emory University, Atlanta, since 1989.
Singer Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, 1974-1980, Atlanta Bach Choir, 1986-1991. Member Psi Chi, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Iota.
Married Marvin Edward Whatley, November 23, 1950 (divorced October 1960). Children: Gail Whatley Holcomb, Mark David, Walter Joseph. Married Thomas R. Harris, June 12, 1969.