Student, Southwestern University, 1939. Student, Texas Agriculture and Industrial College, 1940.
Accountant El Paso (Texas) National Bank, 1947-1953. Cashier C.R. Anthony Company, El Paso, 1962-1980. Retired, 1980.
Volunteer El Paso Public Library., 1990-1996. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters Republican Texas, United Daughters Confederacy, Colonial Dames of XVII Century, El Paso County History Society, El Paso County Genealogical Society, Zeta Tau Alpha.
Married John Raymond Baugh, April 5, 1940 (divorced November 1946). Married Ledford Francis Beard, April 8, 1948. Children: John Raymond, Jerome Cater.