Bachelor, University Georgia, 1964. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1968. Diplomate Education Ministry, University the South, 1981.
Editor, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1973; planner, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1973-1979; associate, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1979-1985; head department environmental planning, Harland Bartholomew and Associations Inc., Memphis, 1978-1985; senior planner, Kimley-Horn and Association Inc., West Palm Beach, Florida, 1985-1986; president, chief Executive officer, Resource Engineering and Planning Inc., West Palm Beach, since 1986. Board director Resource Engineering and Planning Inc.
Active Junior League, Memphis, The Palm Beaches, 1979-1986, sustainer, since 1986. Volunteer Boy Scouts American, Memphis, 1978-1979. Trustee Grace-St. Luke's School, Memphis, 1980-1983.
Member Association American Geographers (panelist 1982-1983), National Association Female Executives, American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, Memphis Geographic Society (founder, president 1983-1984), Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Professional Services Management Association (south Florida chapter, founding member, board directors), Chi Omega (president 1963-1964). Clubs: Medical Wives (Memphis) (president 1972-1973).
Married William Leroy Phillips Junior, September 7, 1964 (divorced). 1 child, William Leroy III. Married Paul King Howard, November 26, 1976.