Student, Portland State University, Bend, 1962. Student, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, 1962. Bachelor of Education, Eastern Oregon University, LaGrande, 1962.
Grade school teacher in Eastern Oregon, Pine City, Madras, Milton, The Dalles Schools, 1944—1950. Grade school teacher in Central Oregon, Prineville and LaPine Schools, 1956—1985. Teacher art classes, adult education Central Oregon Community College, LaPine and Prineville, since 1975.
Owner, operator Gordon's Gallery and Frames, LaPine, 1975—1999. Teacher private oil painting classes, Prineville, since 1999. Judge various contests.
Active Boy Scouts American, 1960-1970, Campfire Girls, 1957-1969, 4-H Clubs, Prineville, 1965-1973. Member Central Oregon Arts Society (secretary), Prineville Camera Club (founder, president 1956-1973), LaPine Art Association (president), Eagles Auxiliary, Prineville History Society, Friends of Prineville Library., Prineville Artists Inc. (president 1999).
Married Cyrus Krepps Babcock, June 1, 1949 (deceased February 1971). Children: Carol Louise Babcock, Daniel James Babcock, William Michael Babcock, Gary Lee Babcock. Married Schuyler Preston Gordon, December 24, 1973 (deceased April 1992).