Bachelor of science in nursing, Louisiana College, 1953; postgraduate, Tulane University, 1967-1969; Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Tulane University, 1975; MSN, Louisiana State University, 1982.
Instructor Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans. Professor, dean, project director William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Evening charge nurse DePaul Hospital, New Orleans.
Coordinator, clinical specialist mental health evaluation clinic Veterans Administration Medical Center. Member adjunct faculty Louisiana State University Medical Center School Nursing, New Orleans.
Member American Nurses Association, Louisiana State Nurses Association, Louisiana Nurses Foundation (president), League of Women Voters, Sigma Theta Tau.
Married Henry Franklin Blackstock Junior, October 13, 1951. Children: Henry III, Keith A., John M., Lisa Anne.