Registered Nurse, St. Francis Hospital, 1939. Bachelor in French Education, Louisiana Technology University, 1977. Master of Arts in Art Education, Louisiana Technology University, 1979.
Degree in French, Louisiana Technology University, 1980.
Surgical assistant, St. Francis Hospital, Monroe, Louisiana, 1941-1943; co-owner, Printing Inc., Monroe, 1947-1955; owner, Exporter, Papeete, Tahiti, 1960-1965; teacher English, Belgian Private Group, Bruxelles, 1968-1975; teacher French, East Baton Rough School Board Parish, 1979-1983; painter, artist, Houston, since 1986. Interpreter, school board liaison Foreign French Teachers, Ruston, Louisiana, since 1986;illustrator Education Department Louisiana Technology, 1987.
Member American Association of University Women, North Center Louisiana Arts Council.
Married Merton Abington, May 10, 1940 (divorced 1954). 1 child, Susan Julia. Married Jean Jacques Chapelle, April 24, 1957 (deceased).
1 child, Jacqueline Chapelle.