Diploma, North Carolina Baptist Hospital School Nursing, 1961. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Wake Forest University, 1961. Master of Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1974.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University Texas, 1989.
Head nurse, Harris Hospital, Fort Worth staff and charge nurse, assistant head nurse, Cleveland Memorial Hospital, Shelby, North Carolina instructor in nursing diploma program, Rutherford Hospital, Rutherfordton, North Carolina director associate degree nursing program, Gardner-Webb U., Boiling Springs, North Carolina, 1965-1990; professor chair, dean School Nursing, Gardner-Webb U., Boiling Springs, North Carolina, since 1992; director associate degree nursing program, Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, North Carolina, 1990-1992.
Member American Nurses Association, North Carolina Council Associate Degree Nursing Programs, Phi KappaPhi, Beta Beta Beta, Sigma Theta Tau.
Married Max Lee Toney, September 23, 1962. Children: Andy Lee, Victor Brian.