Bachelor, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1968. Master of Education, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1970. Master of Library Science, Catholic University America, Washington, 1983.
Reference library Dacus Library., Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1984—1985, head reference, 1985—1994, head public services, since 1994.
Married Jason Howard Silverman, June 20, 1986. 1 child Alexander James.