CLASS OFFICERS

President Bobby Falgout
Vice President Bobby LaBorde
Secretary Beverly Lee
Treasurer Susie Coen
Reporter Bobby Williams
Class Song:  Moments to Remember
Class Flower:  White Mum
Class Colors:  Purple and Silver
Class Motto:  He who would climb the ladder must begin at the bottom.
The Class of '56 was the first class to spend all 3 years in the "new" building.  Our football won State Champions in the Fall of 1955!

Caution: Information supplied on this website may be available to anyone who searches your phone number or name from an Internet search engine.

If you would like to submit additional information for this graduating class, e-mail bduhon@pngisd.org


Velma Badon Smith, 3029 Charles, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: vrs3168@sbcglobal.net
Phone number: 409-962-6231 CELL-----409-728-0860
Updated: 5/16/06

Bennie D. Bankston, 4909 Dahlia Ln., Victoria, TX 77904
e-mail address:  bennieb@suddenlink.net
Phone number:  361-578-3708
Occupation:  Retired from the National Weather Service
Married to the former Patricia Simpson of Groves.  We have 3 children:  Sheri 11/9/63; Donna 11/5/66, Duane 7/2/69.  We have 5grandchildren.
Updated: 4/18/07

Glenn Blanchard, 12411 Hammersmith Dr., Tomball, TX
e-mail address: GlennB1938@yahoo.com
Occupation: Senior AQ Specialist
Children: Stephanie 2/22/69 and Stephen 8/21/72 and Stacia 7/24/76
Retired from Shell Oil Company...presently with a software company in Houston.

Donald Blanton, 4930 Wilson; Groves, TX 77619-6028
e-mail address: mblanton@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-962-3365
Occupation: Retired from the Department of the Army December 31, 1999 as a Mechanical Engineer/Operations Research Analyst
Family: Married to Wanda Sue Thomas, PNGHS Class of 1958, Three children; Kevin ( 7/8/1966), Rachel (7/28/1968), Andrew (12/9/1978); Four grandchildren
Updated: 10/1/07

Kay Cooper Hooper, 1937 Llano, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  jkhoop@swbell.net
Phone number:  409-727-1809
Occupation:  Retired teacher with Port Neches-Groves ISD
Married to Jerry Hooper.  We have two children:  Wayne 8/20/61 and Kyle 8/3/71.

Jim Davis, 5401 Krag Road, Chester, VA 23831
e-mail address: j.j.davis@comcast.net
Phone number: 804-748-9383 (Home) 804-306-5952 (Mobile)
Occupation: Retired from Department of Defense in 1994 as Director, Defense Operations Support Office. My career took us from Texas to Montana, Michigan, Georgia, and Virginia. We elected to remain in Virginia after retirement since all of our children were living in Virginia.
Married to Janis Riggs, Class of 1956, Beaumont High School. Four children: fourteen grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Four children: D. Ray (11/18/1959), Darla (7/5/1962), Daren (3/4/1966), and Danis (7/11/1967). D. Ray is married with three children and three grandchildren. He served as a missionary in South Africa and Zimbabwe and now at the International Mission Board in Richmond, Virginia. Darla is married with five children and served as missionary in New York City. She and her husband are Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A in Chesterfield, Virginia. Daren is married with three children. He served as a pastor in Texas and Virginia before they became missionaries. They have served in Zambia and Botswana before relocating to Kenya, where they lead missionaries in the 40 countries of Sub Saharan Africa. Danis is married with three children, one of which serves as a missionary in Lesotho with her husband. Danis works in real estate and her husband is Plant Manager for AMF Bowling in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Our entire family enjoys and participates in volunteer mission trips. Jim and Jan have served on mission teams in seven states and six African countries. They lead and train mission teams and Jim serves as a volunteer mobilizing churches (mainly in Virginia) to become involved by serving in Sub Saharan Africa.
Updated: 1/2/17

Tommy Dorsey, 441 Lofton Drive, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: piper1td@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-722-2292
Occupation:  Instrument/Electrical Contractor and Senior Instrument/Electrical Inspector for major pipeline companies.
I went into the service before graduation and the class of '56 adopted me. 

Sue Erickson Peck, 187 Kel-Wen Circle, Destin, FL 32541
e-mail address: SUZMEE@aol.com 
Phone number: 850 837-9728
Occupation:  Artist
I live in NW Florida, almost on the beach. I have my own studio in Beau-Esprit Galleries and have lots of artsy friends. My three children and three grandchildren all live in Houston/League City and come to visit often. Daughter Lynda, 11/29/58, Susan, 1/7/63 and son Darren, 2/13/65. Two granddaughters and a grandson! 

Nathan E. Geisendorff, 26 Lakeshore Dr., Huntsville, TX 77320
e-mail: SuzukiTomball1@aol.com
Occupation: Owner of Suzuki-Arctic-Cat of Tomball since 1967
Married: Betty Davis (Southpark) in 1961
Children: Otto, Tina and 5 grandchildren, one gc 6 months old, one gc Nathan starts college this year. Enlisted 1956 in the Navy, 1961 Jefferson Co. Sheriff , 1963 Nederland P.D, in business 36 yrs. We live in Carolina Cove over looking beautiful Lake Livingston.

James E. Green, 4539 Gulf Avenue, Groves, TX. 77619
e-mail address: jegreen38@sbcglobal.net
Phone number: 409 -963-0370
Occupation: Retired from PNISD in 2001 with 17 years service, 16 years as Business Manager. I am currently co-owner of Texas Autoworks Collision Center located at 2200 Texas Ave. in Bridge City, TX. 77611. I graduated from Lamar University in 1970, Previously, I had 26 years in banking. I was elected to the PNGISD School Board in May 2006. I had previously served 11 years on the board from 1974 to 1985.
Married to Sue for 25 years (1981). I have 2 great children by previous marriage, David Green 37 and Amanda LaBarge 31. One great step-son, Gregory Williams 37. We have four wonderful grandchildren: Lacey Williams 17, Taylor Williams 14, Charlie Williams 10 and James Williams two.
Updated: 9/27/06

Winona Hanson Dunn, 501 Lodge Drive, Lafayette LA 70506
e-mail address: DunnWin3@aol.com
Phone number:
337-993-0889 or 337-228-380-3502 (cell)
Occupation:  Retired Property Manager
Divorced.  Three children:  Lloyd (10/03/61), Vicki  (12/27/65) Sean (04/22/68) and two granddaughters:  Nicole and Mackenzie. 
Updated: 4/3/06

Donald E. Harper, 508 South 27th Street, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: donh@sat.net 
Phone number: 409-722-7122

Glynn Jacobs, 2705 Elizabeth PN Texas 77651
e-mail address: pnhs56@aol.com
Phone number: 409-722-6980
Occupation: Retired 1994 from Texaco Chemical
Married to Letha 1958. Two Children: Vickie Jacobs Williams 1961, Kevin Jacobs 1965. Four Grandchildren: Mandy 1979, Candace 1982, Kristin 1987, Sierra 1996.

Marvin C. Jones, 2939 Taft Ave., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  marvin@ih2000.net
Phone number:  409-962-2353
Occupation:  Ausimont USA Inc., Instrument & Electrical Tech.
Married Sammie McMahon from Deweyville. Have 3 daughters, Joyce Jackson, Tammy Canton, and Rita Mazzola. We have 5 grandchildren.

William L. Lambright, 1241 Lakeview Dr, Greenville, SC 29611
e-mail address: sheepshine@charter.net
Phone number:  864-269-4441
Occupation:  Missionary
Married Judy Revis in Greenville, SC, 1964.  Graduated from Columbia International University with BBE degree in 1966.  Joined Wycliff Bible Translators 1968.   Served in Colombia, South America and Panama, Central America...1970-78.   Three children:  Tim (9/16/65), Amy (8/19/67), Grace (2/1/71).  Five GRANDchildren (3 boys-2 girls).  I desire to get in touch (e-mail or phone, with classes of '54-'56.  Would like to help plan a 45 or 50-year reunion of PN-G Class of '56.   

Eva LeBlanc Frederick, 2713 Mc Bride Drive, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number: 409-722-6891
Occupation: Radiologist 
Married: 40 years to Rusty Frederick; Six children and seven grandchildren

Gordon E. LeBoeuf, 357 Champions Colony III, Houston, TX 77069
e-mail address: gleboeuf@pdq.net 
Phone number: 281-397-7285
Occupation:  I am semi-retired. I represent a web site named Energy Career Network as the Director of Business Development.
Married, three children; Tara, Tanua & Angela. Tara 2-27-59, Tanua 1-20-60, Angela 2-7-63. 

Beverly Lee Harper, 508 South 27th Street, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: donh@sat.net 
Occupation:  Retired  

Annette McGreevy Rambin, 870 County Road 255, Georgetown, TX 78628-4082
e-mail address: ajrambin@msn.com 
Occupation:  We retired six years ago, sold our Austin home and "moved to the country" near Georgetown. Please e-mail us.
Married James Rambin Class of '53 in '57; Two sons, four grandchildren.

Joyce Ramke Goodwin, 3314 Candleoak Drive, Spring, TX 77388
e-mail address: joyous@ev1.net 
Phone number: 281-353-4614
Occupation:  Secretary 

Gilbert D. Richardson, 5049 Simpson, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: gilrich@wwbbs.net 
Phone number: 409-962-7797
Occupation:  Retired from Fina Oil & Chemical after 35 years. I was in operations for 7 years, and later a Machinist. The last 15 years I was a Supervisor in the Mechanical Department.
After graduation, I went into the Air Force for 4 years. I married Patricia Roberts (Bishop Byrne) in 1958. We have 3 children, Dean who graduated in 1978, married & has 2 children he works for Hickham Industries in LaPorte; Cindy who graduated in 1980 and is a Occupational Therapist and married to Mark Stone, they have two children; and Jeffrey who graduated in 1982 and is a programmer for Club Corp working in Dallas. Since my retirement, Pat and I have done quiet a bit of traveling. We also belong to music clubs in Houston (Dulcimer) & East Texas we travel with other members of these clubs. Also enjoy hunting and have a hunting camp in Tyler County.  

Pat Rocknic, deceased September, 2009

Paula Simmons Moye, 2723 Elizabeth St., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  dpsmoye@aol.com 
Phone number:  409-727-5048
Husband:  Don Moye, Atty)

Era Lynn Smith, 28 Lake Oaks Blvd, Coldspring, TX 77331
e-mail address: elynn@wt.net 
Occupation: Retired   

Victor A. Smith, 5111 Wedgefield Road, Granbury, TX 76049
e-mail address: smithvs@worldnet.att.net 
Phone number: 630-240-6232
Occupation:  Retired - Last job was Plant Manager for AlliedSignal.
Married Shannon McEachern a "Greenie" from South Park H.S. We have one son and one daughter with a total of 4 grandchildren.

Kenneth L. Spikes, 1515 South Ave., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: kenspikes@ih2000.net 
Phone number: 409-727-0380
Occupation:  Retired
Married to Charlotte, four daughters, three step-daughters and 13 grandchildren. Enjoy traveling and GOLF!!!! and family. 

Rena Thompson Sadler, 2815 Carson Dr., Katy, TX 77493
e-mail address: rasnkaty@condolidated.net
Occupation: Retired Teacher
Two sons: Mike 1/28/63 and Steve 5/28/68

Anna Toole Meza, 815 E. Port Neches Ave, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number: 409-722 8881
Occupation: Housewife, Retired from Walgreens
Grandson Russell Kyle Lemke 16 plays baseball and basketball for Hardin Jefferson Hawks. Granddaughter Leeanna Denae Lemke, age 13, cheerleader for Hardin Jefferson Junior High, Husband George retired from Star Enterprise, Vicki Lynn Meza Lemke 11/12/57

Russell D. Turner, 8 Hedgebell Court, The Woodlands, TX 77380
e-mail address: rdovell@comcast.net
Phone number:  281-364-1795
Occupation:  Television Engineer, KPRC-TV CH 2
4 children, 11 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren!
Updated: 1/6/09

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