Bachelor of Music, Appalachian State University, 1973; Master of Music, Appalachian State University, 1974.
Music director Center United Methodist Church, Albemarle, North Carolina, since 1980. Choral director Albemarle High School, since 1995.
Former music director Stanly County Chorale, Albemarle, since 1990. Music director Uwharrie Players Theater Organization, Albemarle, 1982, 84, 85, 87. Volunteer sponsor Albemarle High School Band, since 1978.
Member American Choral Directors Association, North Carolina Music Educators Conference.
Married Joseph Timothy Hedrick, December 26, 1971. 1 child, Jason Thomas.