In 1977, Annie began a lifelong career as a librarian with the Dallas Independent School District at the Business and Management Center. In 1995, she transitioned to South Oak Cliff High School and remained until her retirement on June 6, 2018. During her career as a library media specialist, she invited authors, speakers in career fields, and community leaders to enlighten the faculty, student body, library club members at BMC and SOC and she also worked with Big D Read. Annie graduated from Prairie View A&M and Texas A&M Universities with a degree in library science and a master’s degree in library media technology. During her tenure as a librarian, she was very passionate about her duties as a steward of knowledge and loved her position as a librarian. Annie is the mother of one daughter, Renita who is a graduate of Texas A&M/East Texas State University with a political science degree and a minor in sociology. She is also an active member of Good Street Baptist Church of Dallas where Reverend Eddie L. Jenkins is the pastor.