Bachelor of Science in Education, Central Missouri State University, 1961. Postgraduate, Central Missouri State University, 1962.
Teacher Knob Nester (Missouri) Public Schools, 1961-1964. Interior design consultant Interiors by Design, Marquette, Michigan, 1989-1990. Artist P. Trent Watermedia, Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1993-1999, Louisville, since 1999.
Speaker in field.
Board directors Arts and Crafts Council, Pittsburg, Kansas. Junior member Women's City Club, Kansas City, Missouri. Board directors Heart Fund, Pittsburg, 1979, Lawrence, 1995, United Way, 1980, Hospice, Pittsburg, 1979-1981, Propolon, Marquette, 1984-1985.
Volunteer events planner Northern Michigan University, Marquette, 1983-1991, Pittsburgh State University, 1977-1983. Member Philanthropic Education Organization, Women of Washington.
Married James Bruce Appleberry. Children: J. Mark, Timothy.