Jacquie grew up on wonderful Cherokee land in Oklahoma. Her family consisted of her parents and three siblings. After college, she became a teacher. She married and has two sons with one living in Prescott, Az. with his family, and one son living in Thailand. She is now retired from teaching and the ministry, and is living in Prescott, Az., also. She has an M.A. in Ed., and is an ordained and licensed minister. She has traveled to many places and has lived in other countries. She loves nature, people, animals, music, dancing, and communing with God.