Born Salem, Ohio, graduated Salem High school, 1946. Attended Mount Union College 1 1/2 tears. Transfered to OSU. Graduated 1950, B Sc. in Home Economics Education.Married, the love of my life, Allan M. Lackey September 29, 1950. Taught at Lexington, OH and Berlin Elemtary, Delaware County, OH. Husband accepted a position with USDA in Washington, DC in 1960.Fulltime homemaker and mother of 5 children. Returned to Ohio in 1974 when husband retired and became fulltime farmer. Taught 7 yrs. at Hocking Valley Day School (pre-school) Athens, Ohio. Allan's death in 2005 brought me to widowhood.