Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1963.
Classroom teacher Charleston Public Schools, South Carolina, 1966, Charleston Day School, 1966—1967. Music teacher Glastonbury Public Schools, Connecticut, 1963—1965, Ludlow Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1967—2008. Organist Second Baptist Church, Suffield, Connecticut, since 1997.
Member Hampshire Choral Society, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1972—1977, president, 1975—1977. Member Springfield Symphony Chorus, since 1994, board directors, 2000—2002, since 2007. Member educational advisory committee Springfield Symphony Orchestra.
Member Prayer Shawl Ministry, Second Baptist Church, Suffield, Connecticut, since 2004. School board member Granby Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1975—1977. Member of American Guild Organists (local board director), Massachusetts Music Educators Association (secretary), Massachusetts Music Educators Association - Western District (treasurer, secretary), Music Educators National Conference, Massachusetts Teachers Association.
Married David Carl Jones, June 24, 1989. Children: Merrill E. Aldrich, Paul Jones, Christopher Jones, Steven Jones.