Laurene Bussey

1910 - 22-Oct-2003

Born in Plainview, Texas in 1910.  Moved to Lubbock in 1925. 

Graduated from Lubbock High School in 1927.  Graduated from Texas Tech in 1930 with a BA in mathematics.  Received an MA in mathematics from Texas Tech in 1932. 

Earned a Bachelor's of Theology from Southern Nazarene University and was ordained as a Nazarene preacher in 1934.  Preached in churches throughout the Panhandle before World War II. 

From 1942 until 1944 taught mathematics and English to Air Force cadets at Reese AFB.  Began teaching algebra at Lubbock High School in 1944 and continued until retiring in 1975. 

After retiring from Lubbock High School, became a staff member of Trinity church and taught Bible to elementary classes for thirteen years. 

She retired from the Trinity staff in 1995.  In 1994 opened Treasure Village Antiques where she enjoyed buying, selling and visiting with customers.