Bachelor of Engineering, Butler University, Indianapolis, 1956. Master of Education, Emory University, Atlanta, 1959.
Elementary teacher Indianapolis Public Schools, 1956—1957, Atlanta Public Schools, 1957—1960, WJCC Public Schools, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1960—1963, 1968—1974, adult education teacher, 1981—2007. Kindergarten teacher Greenwood Pre-School, 1966—1968. Library, media specialist Williamsburg, James City Schools, since 1974.
Board directors Williamsburg, James City Education Association, since 2008. Member National Education Association, Virginia Education Association.
Volunteer Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, since 2000. Member of Phi Delta Kappa (vice president 1990—2000, Membership Recruitment award 1996-1998).
Married Robert Allan Pedigo, January 1956 (divorced 1967). 1 child Lance Allan.