Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1957. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1979.
Art teacher, Windsor H.S., Imperial, Missouri, 1968-1970;
art teacher, Fox H.S., Arnold, Missouri, 1973-1979;
assistant professor art, Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, 1979-1985;
associate professor art, Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, 1985-1990;
professor art, Jefferson College, Hillsboro, 1990-1995;
artist, since 1995. Chairman Jefferson Fair, Hillsboro, 1982-1989. Curator Jefferson College Fine Arts Theater Gallery, 1979-1995.
Director study tours to Europe, 1982, 85, 89, 94.
Member of St. Louis Water Color Society (signature member), Missouri Water Color Society, Art St. Louis and Women's Caucus for Art, St. Louis Artists' Guild (art section executive board 1996-1998, 2001-2003, chair art section executive board 2002-2003, distinguished member).
Married William Thomas McCredie, October 2, 1958. Children: Kim Diane Elmore, Dawn Renee Collins Haumesser, Terri Ann Hummel.