Bachelor, Hollins College, 1969. Postgraduate, University Arkansas, Little Rock.
Assistant to director, Total Action Against Poverty, Roanoke, Virginia, 1969-1972; director, Victorian House Museum, Little Rock, 1973-1975; committee/research director, Quapaw Quarter Association, Little Rock, 1975-1980; director/owner, Starr Mitchell Publs., Little Rock, 1980-1986; public relations director, Hunter Gray Associations, Advertising, Little Rock, 1986-1989; education director, Arkansas Territorial Restoration, Little Rock, since 1989. Consultant U. Arkansas Little Rock, Arkansas Arts Council, Arkansas Public Schools, Arkansas Literary Society, Arkansas Gifted and Talented Educators, The Oasis Center.
Married George Dickey West, May 26, 1984. Logan Mitchell, William Cane.