LaFuan Humphreys

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LaFuan Humphreys

LaFuan Humphreys passed away on March 17th, 2018 after a lengthy illness. She was born the daughter of TB and Nettie Edwards of Lubbock, Texas on April 14, 1934.Her contributions and dedication to educating high school and junior high children were unsurpassed. She was an award-winning teacher. She spent 36 years as an educator at both Lubbock High School and Evans Junior High in Lubbock, Texas and Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She and her late husband, Ted Humphreys, were known for their wonderful sense of humor and their extraordinary dancing skills, including being West Coast Swing dance champions.

LaFuan joins her husband, Ted Humphreys, who passed away in 1999 and her infant son, Troy Allen Humphreys. A younger sister, Mary Bearden of Lubbock, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her eldest daughter, Lori Humphreys, age 55; her son, Ted Humphreys, age 50; and three grandchildren, Jacob Humphreys, Garrett Humphreys and Noelle Humphreys. She is also survived by two brothers, William Troy Edwards of Illinois and Charles Richard Edwards of Indiana.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 1, 2018