Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Southwest Texas State University, 1962. Postgraduate, Texas Agricultural and Industrial University.
Classroom teacher New Braunfels (Texas) Indiana School District, 1962-1965, Pearsall (Texas) Indiana School District, 1965-1981, Gonzales (Texas) Indiana School District, 1981—1998, Cuero Christian Academy, 1998—2000. Piano teacher, since 2000. Seminary Southwestern University Assembly God Berhean School Bible, since 1998.
Associate pastor First Assembly God Church, Nixon, Texas, since 2006. Member Texas Classroom Teachers Association, 1962—1990. Member of Gonzales Art League (scholarship chairman since 1996), National Federal Music Clubs (district vice president 1989-1991, local president 1989-1992, district treasurer 1990-1996, local vice president 2004-2006), Texas Retired Teachers Association (president Gonzales County chapter 2000-2002, district president 2002-2004, president Gonzales County chapter 2004-2008, legislative chairman since 2008), Delta Kappa Gamma (treasurer Gamma Pi chapter 1969-1979, president 1979-1981, president Iota Xi chapter 1988-1990, Local Achievement award 1988).
Married Kenneth A. Brooks, November 27, 1952. Children: Richard E., Kenneth A.