Lanette became a follower of Jesus at a young age and professed him as Lord and Savior in 9th grade confirmation camp in Iowa.
Lanette received her BSBA from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has a strong background in training, finance and has served in many churches. She and her husband have been youth ministers, Lanette has been the Children’s’ ministry director a several churches, and currently co-coordinates the 2nd Saturday Ministry at Asbury UMC here in Tulsa.
God placed missions on her heart early in her marriage. She and her family serve locally in every community they have lived, they have served across the US and have served internationally in Uganda, Jamaica, Guatemala and Mexico.
Lanette and her husband, John, have been married for 35 years and have 2 daughters, Justine and Erika. She enjoys outdoor activities like biking, running, hiking and photography.