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Hi I'm Anne

I grew up in a small branch in South Texas. I am married, taught school, dance, and had my own business. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love being a Mom and a grandmother, as the years pass along, my happiness expands. We moved a little during the first years of our marriage but it was always exciting for me to find and make new friends and see other parts of the country. I only taught for a couple of years, but enjoyed the process of seeing young people learn and how it made them feel. After my children were gone from home I started a business which gave me great satisfaction. I made primative enbroideried pillows and was a floral designer. I've always loved to read and now that I have more time to do that it is like a star upon my crown. In retirement, my husband and I enjoy doing fun things together and being with our children and our grandchildren.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a small branch in south Texas and always loved knowing that the Lord knows me and cares about my life. I was the only member in my school when I was in Jr. High and High School. That difference helped me to truly define who I was and am. Over the years as I have increased my knowledge with much studying and teaching, it has given me a positive frame of mind in which I see the world that we live in today. Many things have changed in my lifetime and my children and grandchildren have reaped the bounty. I have tried to teach them that where much is given.....My husband and I served a mission at our local Family History Center and it was a wonderful experience. Every day was filled with patrons willing to share and be taught about the great importance of Family History. I recently completed my own book about my family and my husband is about to complete his.

How I live my faith

I am involved with teaching the young women in our ward and that is my great joy. I have long ago come to realize that serving others brings value to who I am. We extend our service into the community in such activities as woman's shelters, foster care facilities, and putting on community events such as Family Preparedness Seminars. We meet once a month with all the empty nesters in our area and listen to their stories and learn how they are handling the latest family crisis. We have moved several times in our 48 years of marriage and it's always like moving to an area where there is family when we get settled into our new ward. That has always brought me great comfort to feel like we immediately have people who care about us and are only a phone call away.