Bachelor in Sociology, Hollins College, 1958.
Home service caseworker American Red Cross, Richmond, 1958—1960. Kindergarten teacher First Presbyterian Church School, Charleston, West Virginia, 1960—1961. West Virginia sales associate Stanmar Homes, Sudbury, Massachusetts, 1974—1981.
Sales associate, clothes consultant The Worth Collection, Charleston, 1992—2002.
Member development committee Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, 1985—1988. Member legislation advisory committee Charleston Memorial Hospital, 1975—1976. Member budget and advisory committees United Way, 1965—1977, residential chair, trustee, 1977—1992.
Member legislation advisory committee Community Council, Children's Services, 1985—1992. Master gardener volunteer parks and hospital planting Wonderful West Virginia Magazine. Chairperson community opportunity for study book and author series University Charleston.
Contributor, local documentor Smithsonian Archive American Gardens. Parks commissioner, chair long range planning committee Kanawha County Parks Systems, since 1986. Member steering committee Kanawha County Cares for Youth, 2004—2007.
Charter member National Museum Women in Arts. Member collectors club Avanpata Museum. Member committee Young Women’s Christian Association High Hopes, 2004—2010.
Elder Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, Charleston, 1968. Past president, board directors University Charleston Builders, 1973, Kanawha Garden Club, Charleston, 1973, Briar Hills Garden Club, Charleston, 1969. Board directors Sunrise Museum, 1973—1980.
Member of Park Foundation (vice chairman since 2008), Robert E. Lee Memorial Association (West Virginia director, secretary to board 1975, vice president 2005-2009), Garden Club American (national vice-chair scholarship committee 1990, Outstanding Community Leadership award 2000).
Married Isaac Noyes Smith IV, April 30, 1960. Children: Isaac Noyes V, Minor Botts, Lyle Davis, Lisa Lewis.