Born: February 18, 1934, Tennessee.
Kathleen was the wife of Jamie Edward Thomerson (married June 1, 1957).
She grew up in Mississippi, California, and Texas.
She studied music at the Universities of Colorado and Texas; the Flemish Royal Conservatory in Antwerp, Belgium; and privately in Paris, France.
Before retiring, she lived in Collinsville, Illinois, when her husband was a biology professor at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
As of 2012, she was organist and music director at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas.