Bachelor of Science in Education, Southeastern State University, 1959. Master of Arts in Education, Webster University, 1975. Postgraduate, University Kansas, 1978—1984.
Teacher Jefferson County Schools, Denver, 1959—1960, Briggsdale, 1960—1963, Colorado School for Deaf and Blind, Colorado Springs, 1963—1966, Bertha Heid School, Thornton, Colorado, 1966—1970. Reading specialist Center School District, Kansas City, Missouri, 1970—1978. Learning disabilities specialist, since 1985.
Business executive Sturges Company, Independence, Missouri, since 1982.
Active American Red Cross, since 1984, National Political Action, Kansas City, Missouri, since 1970. Member of Kappa Delta Pi, National Education Association, National Association Females Executives.
Married W. G. Bray, January 22, 1960 (divorced). Children: Lori Lynn, William Don. Married Sidney James Sturges.