Country music and gospel singer whose hit "Harper Valley PTA" was almost the #1 song on both the Billboard Pop and Country charts at the same time.
She was a secretary by day and recorded music by night. She moved to Nashville with her family.
She won a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "Harper PTA."
She married Mickey Riley on December 20, 1962 and divorced him in 1970. They had a daughter named Kim Michelle Riley.
She played a notable role in Giligan's Island with Dawn Wells.