Student, Terry Art School, Miami, Florida, 1941; student, Art Workshops, since 1973.
Private secretary to colonel, United States Army Corps. of Engineers, Miami, 1942-1945; member singing trio, United Service Organizations, 1945-1948; staff member, Little River Shopper, Miami, 1949-1950; sales, WTSP Radio Station and St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1950-1955; accountant executive, Adcraft Advisory Agency, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1955-1974; executive director, Paisano Girl Scout Council, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1974-1986; artist, Corpus Christi, Texas, since 1986.
Member President team to hire the Handicapped, 1962-1963. Member public relations United Way, 1964. Board directors Corpus Christi Press Club, 1960-1961.
President Corpus Christi Advertising Club, 1961-1962. Member and advisory member Municipal Arts Commission, Corpus Christi, since 1987. Finance committee Young Women’s Christian Association, 1988-1990.
Board directors Early Childhood Development, 1988-1991, Art Center Corpus Christi, since 1998. Member Art Museum of Corpus Christs, Art Center of Corpus Christi.
Married Howard Joseph Charles La Perriere, October 15, 1948 (divorced August 1949). 1 child, Bonnie; married Calvin Morris Goode, October 17, 1959.