Received her BSHE from the University of Georgia in 1935 and her Master’s in Home Economics Education in 1961.
She retired from the Colquitt County Board of Education in 1974 after teaching home economics at Moultrie High School from 1939-74. Prior to beginning her tenure in Moultrie, she taught in Adel, Georgia, for four years.
Was a founder of the Future Homemakers of America in Georgia and provided leadership to many students in her 39 years as a home economics teacher.
Life member of the Georgia and American Vocational Associations and served as President of GVA. She was active in the Georgia Home Economics Association.