Anita Thigpen Perry
Anita Thigpen Perry is the wife of Rick Perry, who until January 2015 served as the governor of Texas; he was succeeded by Greg Abbott. But we are not going to talk to you about Mr. Perry, but rather about his wife Anita Thigpen Perry, and what better way to do that than by checking out these top facts about Mrs. Perry.
#1 She is the daughter of Beaunis Perry and Doctor Joe Perry.
#2 She has three siblings, brother Joseph and sisters Emily and Peggy.
#3 Holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Texas State University.
#4 She also holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
#5 She specializes in the areas of administration, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and consulting.
#6 Anita Thigpen met Rick Perry in elementary school.
#7 They started dating in high school
#8 Got married in 1982.
#9 She is the proud momma of two children, Griffin born 1983 and daughter Sydney born in 1986.
#10 Through her son Griffin, Anita and Rick Perry are grandparents to granddaughter Ella. Griffin Perry’s wife is Meredith Lewis.