Associate of Arts with honours, University Arkansas, 1994. Bachelor summa cum laude, University Arkansas, 1996.
Associate director communications, Heifer Project International, Little Rock, 1981-1984;
editor, Arkansas Retail Grocers Association, Little Rock, 1985-1987;
writer, editor, Burgin Public Superior vena cava syndrome, N. Little Rock, Arkansas, since 1988;
associate editor, The U. Arkansas Little Rock Forum, Little Rock, 1994-1995;
managing editor, The U. Arkansas Little Rock Forum, Little Rock, 1995-1996;
editor, The Trucker, Belmont Public, Little Rock, since 1996. Intern U. Writing Center, 1995. Member of advisory memberships N. Little Rock School District Board Education, 1990-1992, member of advisory board Project Promise, 1991-1993, Citizens Advisory Committee 1989, Key Communicator, 1988-1989.
Member Pulaski Vo-Tech cashier-checker training advisory board, 1986-1987.
Past president Belwood Elementary Parent-Teachers Association, 1988-1989. Volunteer Little Rock Public Schools, 1981-1984, N. Little Rock Public Schools, 1987-1992, hunger relief projects Arkansas Inter-faith Hunger Task Force, 1985-1990. Member Society Professional Journalists (Outstanding Graduate 1996), Arkansas Press Women (regional awards 1989, 90, 97), National Federation Press Women (national awards 1989, 90, 97), Ballroom Latin and Swing Dance Association (founding director 1993), Arkansas Association Rabbit Breeders (founding director 1981), Little Rock Bop Club.
Married John R. Denton II, January 26, 1974 (divorced February 22, 1984). Children: John Reid III, Stewart Paul. Married Thomas Edward Roberts, September 7, 1996.