Bachelor of Science, Central Missouri State College, 1951. Master of Arts, Northern Arizona University, 1976.
Title I-chapter I reading director, Page (Arizona) School District Title I director, Johnson O'Malley Preschool district reading director, Page School District. Board directors Lake Powell Institute Behavioral Health Superior vena cava syndrome, secretary, 1993-1995, chairman finance committee, 1995-1996.
Volunteer, organizer, manager, instructor Page Cmty. Adult Literacy Program, 1986-1991, Marian's Literacy Program, 1991-1995. Lifetime member Friends of Page Public Library., secretary board, 1990-1991.
Member Delta Kappa Gamma (president chapter 1986-1990, historian 1990-1992, Omicron state committees, scholarship 1988-1989, nominations 1991, Omicron State Communications committee since 1995, Tau chapter nominations committee chair 1998), Beta SigmaPhi (president chapter, vice president chapter, private reading tutor since 1997).
Married Ashley Bruce Hart, December 23, 1951. Children: Ashley Bruce Hart II, Pamela Cherie Hart Gates.