AB, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1939.
Biology lab assistant Richmond Professional Institute (now Virginia Commonwealth University), 1939—1941. Teacher biology & chemical teacher St. Anne's School, Charlottesville, 1943—1944. Teacher history of art Virginia Art Institute, 1965—1973.
Instructor School Continuing Education University Virginia, 1974—1976. Sculptor McGuffey Arts Center, 1976—1984, 2003.
Chair committee art enhancement Welfare Offices, Charlottesville, 1960. Garden designer St. Anne's School, 1955. Member of Abingdon Square Painters Inc., Tri-State Sculptor's Guild, McGuffey Arts Center (associate.
Married Harry LeCato Smith Junior, March 7, 1942 (deceased ). Children: Harry LeCato Smith III, Douglass Bagwell, Susan Smith Haberly.