Mrs. Hinch was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She graduated from High School in Deming, New Mexico. She attended and graduated from Mid-America Nazarene University with a double major in Elementary Education and Special Education. She taught for 15 years before going to work in her husband’s accounting firm in De Soto, Missouri.
She is the mother of 3 sons (one of which is in the Marines stationed presently in Pakistan), the grandmother to 1 grandson with a granddaughter on the way in December.
She is very active in her local church, being a board member, steward, secretary and treasurer. She also teaches Sunday School and coordinates all fundraisers for the Youth Department.
She was one of the instrumental members in forming the local CMA (Christian Motorcyclists Association) in Festus, Missouri. Her job title for the board of this organization is Treasurer as well.