Student, Alderson-Broaddus College, 1960-1961; Graduate Realtors Institute, Parkersburg Community College, 1980.
Certified laboratory technician, Cabell Huntington (West Virginia) Hospital, 1962-1972; realtor, Toney Gallery of Homes, Huntington, 1972-1979; realtor, Era Galaxie, Huntington, 1979-1983; realtor, Higher Education Pilcher and Company, Huntington, 1983; president, owner, The Property Shoppe, Inc. Realty, Barboursville, West Virginia, since 1983.
Director Huntington Women's Bowling Association, 1981-1990. Photographer Calvin Evans Evangelistic Crusades, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1986-1989, Moscow since 1990. Member National Association Realtors (multiple listing service policy committee 1987-1988, community services committee since 1989, West Virginia Association Realtors (2nd vice president), Women's Council Realtors (state secretary 1987-1988. state president 1990, 3rd vice president 1987), Huntington Board Realtors (board directors since 1982, president 1990, multiple Liting services and computer affiliates committee 1987-1991, Realtor of Year 1987, '89, '90., Life Time Million Dollar award 1978-1992, Kiwanis (1st vice president), West Virginia Women's 600 Club (Parkersburg board directors 1981-1986, Huntington president 1982-1987).
Married James Edward Jarvis, January 3, 1964. Children: Donald Christopher, James Courtney.