Associate of Arts, Guilford College.
Technology publications writer Celanese Corporation, Asheville, North Carolina, 1962—1965. Executive secretary Lorillard Inc., Greensboro, 1965—1975. Manager, editor employee publications.
Manager, community media relations, 1975—1996. Manager, corporation communications & media relations, from 1997.
Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. lieutenant is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.
Delaware North Carolina Governors Conference Women, 1982—1983. Chairman United Way, 1983, coordinator, person to person program, 1983—1985, member assessment board, reviewing agencies, 1993. Publicity director Junior Achievement Greensboro, 1983—1985.
Member, teaching fellows program University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992—1995. Member Business Committee Education, Governors Task Force, 1992—1993, from 1996, North Carolina Business Committee Education, from 1991, board directors, from 1996. Member of Adopt-a-School Program (steering committee 1989), North Carolina Human Genetics Association (board directors 1983-1984), Professional Women's Consortium (treasurer 1987), Leadership Greensboro Program (graduate 1988), Greensboro Chamber of Commerce (council business communications 1985-1989, chairman 1989), Carolinas Association Business Communicators (award 1989), International Association Business Communicators (Piedmont chapter) (Compleat Communicator award 1981-1982, 1986, 1988-1989), Quill & Scroll (board directors).
Married Ralph R. Jarrett. 1 child, Patti Lee Jessup.