Bachelor in Education, Shepherd College (now Shepherd University), Shepherdstown, West Virginia, 1952. Master of Education in Education of Deaf, Western Maryland College, Westminster, 1979.
Teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing Prince George's County Public Schools, Oxen Hill, Maryland, 1971—1973, Baltimore City Public Schools, 1973—1986, Parkville, 1986—1992. Retired, 1992.
Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.
Docent Maryland History Society Museum. President Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, United States Section, Philadelphia, 1999—2002. Co-chair Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Catonsville,, Maryland, 1995—1999.
Member of United Methodist Women.
Married Lewis Carroll Yingling, Junior, June 26, 1954. Children: Deborah Beth, Lewis Carroll III.