Received her BSHE from the University of Georgia in 1930 and her Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee in 1941.
Began her career in Calhoun, Georgia, as a home economics teacher. She also taught in Carrollton and Thomaston.
Served as Assistant State Supervisor of Home Economics in Georgia for eight years prior to spending two years as Assistant National Adviser of Future and New Homemakers of America.
Director, Home Economics, Florida State Department of Education for 20 years prior to her retirement in 1969.
Had a combined 39 years devoted to teaching and supervision in Georgia, Florida and Washington, D.C.
Author, co-author, and editor for numerous articles, handbooks, and magazines including co-authoring the textbook, Teen Guide to Homemaking.
Memberships: Delta Kappa Gamma, National Education Association, American Vocational Association, Florida Vocation Association (president), American Home Economics Association, Georgia Home Economics Association, and American Cancer Society.