Marjorie was valedictorian of her high school class in Berkeley, California and was graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Mathematics from the University of California. She holds a Master's Degree, summa cum laude, in Christian Education from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta.
She worked for twenty-eight years in the data processing industry and has held the positions of Instructor in Christian Education and Professor of Religion. She has written several programming languages textbooks, taught on videotape, and conducted seminars and training courses.
Her first book, Accept No Limitations (A Black Woman Encounters Corporate America), won for her the 1991 Georgia Author of the Year in the area of nonfiction. Her other books include Beyond Limitations, She is Worthy (Encounters with Biblical Women), Everyday Miracles, Stories Between the Testaments: Meeting the People of the Apocrypha, Coffee Breaks of Faith, Coffee Break Devotions, Strong in Heart (Biblical Men of Compassion), One More Miracle, and Rising with God. She was also a contributing author to 365 More Meditations for Women, 365 Meditations for Mothers of Teens, 365 Meditations for Families, Women of Color Bible, Devotions, and Devotional Bible.
Marjorie is married to the Reverend Dr. Walter L. Kimbrough, a retired United Methodist minister, and is the mother of two adult sons and two grandchildren. She teaches Bible Studies and is Council Chair at Cliftondale UMC.
This is Marjorie’s second General Conference. She also served as a Jurisdictional Delegate in 2004.