Bachelor, Radford University, Virginia, 1950. Master of Education, University Virginia, 1965.
Teacher public elementary schools, Virginia, 1950-1971, New Jersey, 1971-1973. Director, owner Fireside School, Virginia, 1973-1981. Real estate broker, president, owner View Properties Inc., since 1977.
Florida licensed Real Estate Salesman.
Member of NSDAR (regent Harmony Hall chapter 1999—2001, 2008-2009, associate member Kate Waller Barrett chapter Virginia), National Association Realtors.
Married George Perry Bailey, July 18, 1950. Children: Shearer, George, Craig. Married Richard C. Edwards, June 10, 1967.
1 child, Richard Cornelius. Stepchildren: Randall, Mark, Ashley.