Dee is the owner of DOLORES, INCORPORATED in
Dallas, Texas, an interior and exterior design facility for commercial and residential
properties. Her projects range from local to international including single family
homes, villas, apartment complexes, office buildings and hotels.
In 1960 Dee taught and counseled
for various modeling colleges including John Robert Powers, Patricia Stevens Finishing
College and Loretta Young Way Modeling.
1963 Dee became Director of the women's division of the President's First Lady Heath Spas
and helped launch this exclusive health club in the Dallas market. She led the
organization in new membership sales for more than a year and served as figure consultant
and initiated various health and exercise programs for some of Dallas' most prominent
women. Dee also planned the entertainment and social events to help promote the
national press coverage for a new and unique way to model men's
fashion, was selected to present fashion shows at the opening of the
Royal Coach Inn of Dallas and the Marriott Motor Inn in Houston.
In 1964 she was known as "Dee Of
Dallas" and owner of a comprehensive promotion, production and modeling agency.
She not only directed television commercials and films, but appeared in
numerous commercials and wrote, narrated, directed and coordinated a movie
for Sinclair Oil Company featuring Dallas fashions and points of interest.
In 1968 she was the Administrative Assistant
to James H. Bond Enterprises and responsible for screening various banking, financial,
real estate and other investment proposals. In addition, she supervised various
social and charitable functions in connection with Mr. Bond's civic activities and
coordinated the grand opening of the Dallas Fairmont Hotel benefiting the Dallas Civic
attended Southern Methodist University and majored in Business
Administration. She's the Chairman and Hospitality Chairman of
the Dallas Chapter of the American Heart Association, a Board Member of
the USA Film Festival, Dallas Civic Opera, Dallas Ballet, a Volunteer for
The Creative Learning Center, Circus-Circus and Friends Of Venice.
This involvement has allowed her to give back to the community as well as
gain valuable experience and make numerous contacts around the world.
Dee has become acquainted with many celebrities including Henry Kissinger,
Gregory Peck, Joan Fontain, George Stevens, Frank Capra, Jane Wyatt, Jean
Arther and Cher.
now resides in Dallas. She is the daughter of
J.C. Hibbard, Sr and Lillian Hibbard-Ash. She has one son,
Eddie Elkins, who resides in Dallas, a sister,
June Marie Hibbard-Tennison-Underwood who also resides in Dallas, a
brother, Jay C. Hibbard, Jr. who resides
in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and two half-sisters,
Jaynell Hibbard-Songstad, who resides
in Nashville, Tennessee and Darlene
Hibbard-Walker, who resides in Hawaii.