West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Funeral services for Lorene June Bussell, 91, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 12, 2015, at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains, with Reverend Charles Barnett and Reverend Frank Rogers officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late David Oscar and Arvilla Day, on March 7, 1923 in Brandsville, Missouri, and entered into eternal rest January 9, 2015 in West Plains, Missouri.

 She was united in marriage October 20, 1941 in Brandsville, Missouri to Marvin E. Bussell, who preceded her in death November 12, 2006.

She is survived by two sons, Gene Bussell and wife, Joyce, Koshkonong, Missouri and Danny Bussell and wife, Dolly, Purdy, Missouri; one daughter, Barbara Cox, Chauteau, Oklahoma; one brother, Carl Day, Koshkonong, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Terry Bussell, wife, Colleen, Tammy Pressley and husband, Les, Bucky Bussell and wife, Kerry, all of West Plains, Missouri, Gary Martin and wife, Teresa, Mt. Vernon, Missouri, Melissa Renkoski,   Purdy, Missouri, Lee Bussell and wife, Kaylie, Baxter Springs, Kansas, Allen Locket and Donnie Cox, Chauteau, Oklahoma; thirteen great grandchildren and thirteen great great grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; five sisters, Dowan Hunsperger, Lucille Golden, Hazel Fetrow, Alice Brown, and Louise Golden, and three brothers, David Day, Kenneth Day, and Paul Day.

She was a member of the Brandsville Pentecostal Mission Church. She loved to garden and enjoyed working with her flowers. She loved her family and all of her neighbors. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother, and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

 Visitation will be held Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

Burial will be in Wayside Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.