Bachelor, University Texas, Austin, 1964. The Master of Science in Social Work, University Texas, Austin, 1964.
Caseworker Family Service Association, Midland, Texas, 1964-1972, Mary Wood Center, Austin, 1972-1976, Family Service Association, Lubbock, Texas, 1978-1983. Private practice psychotherapy Substance Abuse Professionals, since 1980. Part-time psychotherapist Women's Protective Services, since 1997.
Member of National Association of Social Workers (Mental Health Social Worker of Year - Lubbock 1999, 2000), Phi Beta Kappa.
Daughter of Cecil Franklin and Ellen (Larkin) Grose. M.; 1 child, Wendelin Autumn.