AS, Amarillo (Texas) College, 1942.
Secretary, Drs. Puckett-Puckett, Amarillo, 1940-1942; secretary, Pamtex Ordinance Place, Amarillo, 1942-1943.
Docent Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1975-2001. Docent emeritus volunteer Food Bank of Greater Tarrant County, Fort Worth, 1985-1994. Volunteer musician James L. West Presbyterian, Fort Worth, 1990-1994.
President Women of All Saints, Fort Worth, 1964-1966. Member Poetry Society Texas (director, program director 1991-2002, library 1991-2000, Promoting Poetry in Schools award 1991, Annual Poetry award 1988, 91-92, 95-97, 1999-2004), Poets of Tarrant County (president, programs committee 1988-1992), Fort Worth Poetry Society (vice president 2001, president 2002-2004), Composers, Authors and Artists of America.
Married Malcolm J. Simmons, April 6, 1943. Children: Judy Ann, Katherine Lee, Mary Martha, Michael Leo, Barbara Dell.