Associate of Arts, Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1990.
Clerk typist, Terry Insurance Company, Cowan, Tennessee, 1951-1952; teacher, area elementary school district, Winchester, Tennessee, 1953-1954; typist, member library staff, University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1978-1980; secretary, Station WZYX, Cowan, 1958-1978; co-owner, office manager, Station WZYX, Cowan, since 1980.
Member long-range planning and zoning board City of Cowan, 1993-1994. Reporter, charter member board directors Volunteer Methodist Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Winchester, 1982-1990. Secretary American Legion Auxiliary, 1980-1994.
Board directors area Human Society. Member agricultural advisory committee University Tennessee. Active various Democratic political activities, campaigns, Winchester, since 1960.
Member Cowan Commercial Club (secretary, board directors since 1980).
Married Willard E. Garner, September 22, 1951. Children: Beverly Lou, Beckye Lynn.