Born to Arthur Walter and Mary Catherine (Coulby) Hammer in Hillsboro, MD.
Works as a secretary for E. Paul Knotts, MD until 1959.
Is a secretary and procurement assistant for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Washington, D.C. until 1962.
Marries Thomas Townsend Sutton on July 14.
Is a secretary in the aerospace division for Honeywell in St. Petersburg, FL until 1963.
Is a volunteer and campaign worker for Winnie Wood for State Senate.
Becomes a member of Phi Theta Kappa and Alpha Kappa Mu.
Earns an Associate of Applied Science in data processing from the College of Albemarle.
Is a consultant in database management systems for Watermark Association Artisans in Elizabeth City, NC until 1987.
Achieves a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Elizabeth City State University.
Teaches as an adjunct professor in computer science at the College of Albemarle until 2003.
Is a database administrator, head of quality control and testing and a computer analyst for the U.S. Coast Guard until 2006.
Obtains a Master of Science in quality systems management from the National Graduate School.
Retires as GS-12 from the U.S. Coast Guard.