Owner embroidery business, Erwin, Tennessee, 1964-1965; salesperson, Unaka Stores, Erwin, 1966-1968; salesperson, Matthews-Belk Department Store, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1966; floral designer, Mountain View Florist, Erwin, 1968-1969; teller, student loan officer, Valley Federal Savings & Loan, Erwin, 1969-1977; branch manager, Great Southern Savings & Loan, Springfield, Missouri, 1977-1981; sales agent, Business Benefits Insurance Agency, Tulsa and Springfield, 1981; savings account manager, First Tennessee Bank, Johnson City, 1981-1982; marketing/public relations, Valley Federal, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1982-1983; self-employed commercial artist, Erwin, since 1983; owner import business, since 1984; assistant to sales representative for ski-wear business, since 1986.
Board member March of Dimes, Johnson City, 1982-1991, secretary, 1990-1991, Walkamerica chairman, 1984. Treasurer Tri Cities Head Injury Association, 1991. Program director North Johnson City Business Club, 1985.
Member Watauga Valley Art League (treasurer 1983-1984, Plaque).
Married Larry Joe Erwin, December 23, 1966 (divorced June 1977). 1 child, Kimberly Beth. Married Jerry Eugene Cook, March 17, 1990.