Born to William C. McDonald and Inez (Travis) McDonald in Memphis, TN.
Marries William L. Miller on December 16.
Receives a diploma in nursing from the Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Works as a school nurse at the Craigmont and Douglas School District until 1975.
Is named to the Excellent 11 of 100 Top Nurses in Shelby and Fayette County.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee.
Achieves a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee.
Is a staff nurse at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital in Memphis, TN until 1985.
Receives an Administrator’s Award for Excellence in Nursing.
Is a clinical specialist at the VA Hospital until 1988.
Serves the VA Hospital as a staff developer and surgical/clinical specialist until 1989 and as a patient health education coordinator until 1995.
Receives the West Tennessee Employee Award as an Outstanding Scientific Professional Employee.
Is a geriatric nurse practitioner at the VA Hospital until retiring in 2008.
Serves as a volunteer at the Orpheum Theater for 30 years.
Maintains affiliation with the Tennessee Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.