Bachelor of Science, Murray State University, 1961. Master of Science in Accounting, University Mississippi, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting, Louisiana State University, 1966.
Accountant, Exxon, Baton Rouge, 1962-1963; accountant, Champagne Public Accts., Baton Rouge, 1963-1964; professor, We. Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1965-1966; professor accounting, U. Memphis, 1967-1993; professor accounting, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape GirardeaU, Missouri, since 1993.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (committee to board of examiners).
Married John Michael Rayburn, June 23, 1962. Children: Douglass, Beverly.