Bachelor, University Texas, El Paso, 1973. Master of Social Work, University Michigan, 1976. Master of Divinity, Austin Presbyterian Seminary, 1986.
Pastor First Presbyterian Church, Childress, Texas, 1986-1997. Interim pastor Trinity Presbyterian Church, Wichita Falls, since 1999, First Presbyterian Church, Iowa Port, since 1999. Medical/social worker Childress Regional Medical Center, 1996-1997.
Parish associate Westminster Presbyterian Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2004—2005. Pastor Covenant Presbyterian Church, Amarillo, Texas, 2005—2006. Member Austin Seminary Alumni Board, 1991-1994, Synod of the Sun Evangelism Committee, Denton, 1990-1993, Transition Coordinating Agency, 1991-1997.
Chairman American Red Cross, Childress, 1990. Board directors American Cancer Society, Childress, 1988-1989. Vice moderator, Palo Duro Presbytery, 1996-1998.
Member American Association of University Women, Mortarboard, Rotary International, Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Palo Duro Presbyterian (honorary retired).
Married Forrest Clay Mayes, July 2, 1954. Children: Barbara, Marian, Cynthia, Janice.