Queen is a native of Beaufort County and resides in Washington. She is the daughter of the late Mollie and Tom Windley of Pinetown. Queen is a member of Mt. Zion FWB Church in the Yeatesville Community, Pinetown and serves as secretary. She graduated from Beaufort County High School in Pantego in May 1965. She attended Beaufort Community College from 1986-1989 and received a Diploma in Business Computer Application and AAS Degree in Businesss Administration. In 1991, she received a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Management from Elizabeth City University. She has three children, Stevie Windley of Raleigh, Vanessa Windley of NY and Wanda W. Smith of Washington. She has 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She loves working with youth as well as the elderly. She actively serves on many boards: Eagles Wings, Pamlico Legal Services of New Bern, and Jeptha Chapter #1 OES, PHA of Washington.