Bachelor, McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1962. Master of Arts, Northwest Oklahoma University, 1968. Student, University Missouri, 1975.
Teacher, media specialist, Manatee County Schools, Bradenton, Florida, 1968-1980; feature writer, Cullman (Alabama) Tribune, 1980-1982; writer, editor, Hanceville, Alabama, 1982-1987; writer, Harcourt Brace Javonovich, Orlando, Florida, 1984-1987. Writing instructor Gadsden Community College, 1988-1997.
Delaware Alan Cranston For President campaign, Cullman, 1984. Member Alabama Writers Conclave, American Association of University Women (state board directors 1984-1988). Clubs: Friday Study (Cullman).
Married James Davis, March 29, 1942 (divorced, 1974). Children: James Michael, Robert Chandler.