Cashier Cork Institute of Technology, Pecos, Texas, 1953-1956. Secretary Highway Department State of Texas, 1958-1959. Secretary West Park Baptist Church, 1961-1971.
Reporter/managing editor Pecos Enterprise, 1972-1978, reporter/editorial page editor, Internet web page director, 1988—1999. News director Station KIUN-AM, Pecos, 1978-1987. Freelance writer, 1978-1988.
Business manager and webmaster Pecos Enterprise, Texas, since 1999.
Media relations Emergency Management, Pecos, 1993-1999.
Married Leon V. McCracken, April 18, 1951. Children: David Leon McCracken, Peggy Lynn Goddard.