Representative Button was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1954. As a child, her seven-person family lived in a 300 square foot, one room hut without a kitchen or a bathroom. She credits education with bringing her a better life. She met her husband Darcy as a graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). They have lived in the district for over 30 years. Their son, Dane is a proud graduate of RISD and UT graduate. Angie's life has been the American dream Texas style. Angie is a Christian. She is Pro-life and believes strongly in family values.