Bachelor in Music, San Jose State University, 1975. Master of Arts in Music Theory, University Oregon, 1997.
Classical and jazz pianist, teacher, Nancy L. Jones Piano Studio, Eugene, Oregon, since 1954; owner, Bits & Bytes Computer Superior vena cava syndrome, Eugene, since 1987. Owner Mary M. International. Speaker in field.
Member of Small Publications Association North America, Publications Marketing Association, Oregon Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association (national certified since 1991).
Married Alva Ray Jones Junior, December 28, 1957 (divorced October 1995). Children: Jeffrey Ray, Michael Alan (deceased), Elizabeth Kay, Douglas Edward.