Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1942. Postgraduate, University Virginia, Roanoke College. Postgraduate, Radford College, Hollins College.
Postgraduate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
Assistant geneticist, Atlee Burpee Seed Company, Doylestown, Pennsylvania with diagnostic department, New York State Health Department, New York City pilot, Martha Ann Woodrum Superior vena cava syndrome, Woodrum Field, Roanoke, Virginia. Judge National Council Flower Show.
Active Docent Guild, Miller and Main Galleries, White House Galleries, New River Arts Council, Arts Council of Blue Ridge. With United States Navy, 1943-1945. Member American Legion, Virginia Watercolor Society, League of Roanoke Artists, Morning Music Club.
Married Paul Nelson Horton (divorced). Married Robert Shields Guerrant, March 1, 1947. Children: Somerset Orzel, David Denison, Daniel Guerin, Emerson Roy.