Student, Northeastern State College, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1953-1956; student, American River College, Sacramento, California, 1974-1976.
Accountant, Commonwealth Life Insurance Company, Tulsa, 1953-1956; accountant, Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, Tulsa, 1957-1962; accountant, systems analyst, Shell Oil Corporation, Tulsa, 1962-1969; staff accountant, Trane Heating and Air Conditioning, Sacramento, 1975-1979; owner, Arapahoe County Steamway Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Company, Denver, 1969-1974; accountant, office manager, Sureway Corporation, Sacramento, 1980-1989; on medical leave, since 1989. Career counselor American River College, 1974-1976. Active in cancer support groups.
Member National Association of Female Executives, Sacramento Employer Advisory Group.
Married Jack Wesley Speir, June 17, 1955. 1 child, Andrea Renee.