Mary Vick was born and raised in North Carolina. Her father was a pastor. She was saved at the age of four, and has been in Christian Education since she was in third grade. In 1977, she graduated from Bob Jones University, where she met her husband, Michael.
She has taught for nearly 30 years at Christian schools in Virginia and Pennsylvania, and is certified by Keystone Christian Education. When not teaching, she enjoys sewing and reading.
The Booles have three grown daughters and eight grandchildren.