Christian folk singer had the hits "Your Hands" and "What Love Really Means," which both reached the top fifteen on the Christian chart.
With little musical exposure in her youth, she only began writing songs in her second year of college.
Her song "When I'm With You" was performed by the character Riley Parks in the Lifetime television drama The Client List.
Among her bandmates during her college days was her future husband, Dave Heller.
She credited Patty Griffin with influencing her musical style.