Bachelor in Education, Bachelor in Communications Arts, Michigan State University, 1956. Student, University of South School of Theology, 1997.
Secondary school teacher, Houston Public School, 1956-1957; volunteer coordinator, Morris Museum, Convent Station, New Jersey, 1981-1982; art director, Genesis Graphics, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, since 1991. Director Challenge information and referral agency, Kay County, Oklahoma, 1963, Respite Care of Morris County, 1983-1984. 1st volunteer Riverside Hospice, Morris County, 1974-1985.
Member American Association of University Women (president Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, branch 1989-1990. Grant honoree 1997), International Guild Miniature Artisans, National Association Miniature Artisans, Society of Scribes.
Married Herbert Weldon Kirby, June 16, 1956. Children: Mark Weldon, Caryn Leah, Lauren Lys.