Bachelor of Science, University Charleston, 1978. Master of Science, University Charleston, 1986.
Vice president, research director West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Charleston, since 1955.
Board directors Kanawha County Planning Commission, Charleston, 1985-1986, American Cancer Society, Charleston, 1985-1986. Alumni Council University Charleston, since 1979. Member American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association (president 1979, board directors), West Virginia Association Society Executives (treasurer since 1985).
Clubs: Charleston Exchange.
Married Kenneth Poling (divorced). 1 child, Sherrie Layne Poling Ledford. Married David F. Show, September 2, 1983.