Bachelor in music education, Southern Arkansas University, 1957.
Choral teacher Forest Heights Junior High School, Little Rock, 1957—1958, Jacksonville Junior High School, 1958—1963. Director of child care Marshall Road Baptist Church, Jacksonville, 1978—1996. Piano teacher private, 1958—2000, voice teacher, 1958—1978.
Church pianist Marshall Road Baptist Church, 1976—2000. Piano teacher Olive Baptist Church Art School, Pensacola, Florida, 2000—2003.
Pianist Northside Baptist Church, since 2002. Member Little Rock Coterie, 1958—1959, 1997—2000. Member of National Guild of Piano Teachers, Pensacola Music Teachers Association, Florida Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association.
Children: Lydia Brown, Melanie Tipton.