Student, Spelman College, 1943—1946. Student, Juilliard School Music, 1947. Bachelor of Science in Education, Winston-Salem Teachers College, 1950.
Postgraduate, A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1955.
Teacher Public School Systems, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1951—1957, Mooresville, 1957—1961, Forsyth County Public School Systems, Winston-Salem, 1961—1965. Owner-oper. Jack & Jill Kindergarten #2, 1965—1968. Director chancel choir Friendship Baptist Church, 1961—1979.
Pianist, organist, director Grace Presbyterian Church United States of America, since 1997. Pianist, organist General Baptist State Convention North Carolina, 1982—1986, director music, 1986—1990. Chairman music department Shiloh Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, 1997—2002.
Married Jason Hawkins, Senior (deceased). 1 child Jason Hawkins Junior. Married George Sturgis (deceased).
1 child Daryl Sturgis. Married Robert H. Stewart, January 20, 1979 (deceased).