Bachelor of Science Home Economics, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma, 1982.
Presenter in field of art education.
Vice chairman Farm Bureau Womens Commission. Past president Ada Artists. Member American Association of University Women (past president), Ada Artists Association (art show committee), Allied Arts Tanti Study Club (past president), Magic Brush Art Guild, Holdenville Society Painters and Sculptors, Beta Sigma Phi.
Married Joe Dean West, December 18, 1954. Children: Michael, Jared, Adam. Stepchildren: Sue, Carla.