Diploma in nursing, Norfolk (Virginia) General Hospital, 1963. Bachelor of science in nursing summa cum laude, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, 1980. Master of Science in Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, 1984.
Doctor of Education, College William and Mary, 1992.
Staff nurse, clinical coordinator, Norfolk General Hospital graduate teaching assistant nursing department, Old Dominion U. graduate assistant Center for Institutional Development, Old Dominion U. assistant professor adult medical-surgical nursing, Hampton (Virginia) U. instructor continuing education, Hampton (Virginia) U.
Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (certified, chapter president, item writer national certified examination), Virginia Nurses Association (commissioner on education, continuing education approval committee reviewer), Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Chi.
Married Edwin H. Jones, Junior, June 1, 1963. Children: Mary Leclaire, Jeanne Asbury.