Bachelor in Interior Design, University Oklahoma, 1959. Master of Science in Religious Education, Southwestern Seminary, Fort Worth, 1961. Teacher's certified, Ouachita Baptist University, Aradelphia, Arkansas, 1970.
Salesperson Ellison's Furnishings, Fort Worth, 1961-1962. Interior designer J.C. Penny Company, 1962-1963. Teacher Arkadelphia Public Schools, 1970—2003.
Chairman Arkadelphia Drive for Arthritis Foundation, 1977. Member American Association of University Women (local president 1976-1977, chairman Arkansas state education foundation 1977-1978, lieutenant governor 1985-1986, governor Ozark District 1998-1999, named. Distinguished Governor, 2000), Southwest Reading Council (president 1978-1979), Civitan (lieutenant governor Ozark district 1989-1990), Civitan (local vice president, secretary, president), Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Kappa Iota (president 1986-1988, 94-96, state board positions 2), Civitan Club (local vice president, president 1988-1989).
Married James Cleo Berryman, August 5, 1961. Children: James Andrew, Cathryn Anne.