Diploma, Southern Business College, Atlanta, 1940. Postgraduate, Georgia State College, 1942.
Advertising professional New Business Trust Company of Georgia Bank, Atlanta, 1941-1942. Secretary, underwriter Wheat Williams Realty, Decatur, Georgia, 1960-1973. Secretary, insurance underwriter Copper Insurance Agency, Homewood, Alabama, 1973-1982.
Founder, president Hoover History Society, 1989-1991, director of research, 1991-2000. Established Shades Crest Rd History District, Hoover, 1996, Park Avenue History District, Hoover, 1998. Involved with listing three cemeteries, Alabama History Society, Registry of Cemeteries, Hoover, 2004.
Member National League of America Pen Women (vice president 1995-1996, historian 1996-2004), Hoover Service Club (chaplain 1999-2000), Alabama Watercolor Society.
Married Hiram James Honea, December 24, 1942. Children: Nancy Marie, Patricia Honea-Fleming, Kathryn Honea.