President Charles Fondren
Vice President Bobby Felder
Secretary Sue Rachal
Treasurer Jerry Begnaud
Reporter Martha Davis

Student Body Officers '57-'58
President J.C. Ogden
Vice President Gloria Thompson
Secretary Juanita Peltier
Treasurer Phyllis Buster

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Richard Bolyard, HC 52, Box 618, Hemphill, TX 75948
e-mail address:  rbolyard@sabinenet.com
Phone number:  409-579-4195
Occupation:  Retired from DuPont
My three children, Becky (1-5-62), Kyle (8-14-63) and Ricky (3-31-66) all were educated in PNGISD and graduated from PNG. The boys both played varsity football. Becky lives in Buna, Ricky still lives in Groves, and Kyle is a football coach in Splendora, Texas. My wife, Penny and I were married in 1958 and we lived in Groves with our family until I retired in 1993, then moved to Toledo Bend Lake where we live at present. My wife, the former Penny Moss, graduate from TJ in 1958.

In loving memory of: William (Boyd) Brown (1938-1993)
Resided in LaBelle Tx.
Former Occupation: Vice President of Gulf Copper, Pt. Arthur Tx.
Boyd was so looking forward to his retirement, but unfortunately Lymphoma cut his life short. He was very courageous & fought a hard fight, unlike no other he had ever fought. He left behind the mother of his children, Shirley (Dean) Brown of Woodville, three children, Debra Hanley of Vidor, Gina Smith of Baytown, and Stephen Brown of Nederland, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. (Submitted by Marie Brown Arrington)

Don M. Cooper, 7019 Morningside Drive, Sugar Land, TX
e-mail address: cooper-don@sbcglobal.net
Phone number: 281-937-9482
Occupation: Retired
Retired from Fluor in 2003. I am now occupying my time with church work, honey-do projects, bicycling, and tai chi. Milly and I have 6 beautiful (and intelligent) grandchildren - 2 boys and 4 girls, 3 in Minnesota and 3 in Illinois. We continue to blessed and guided in our lives.
Update: 5/12/08

Brenda Devenzio LaBorde, 4601 Lawndale, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: bre0708@corpsmtp.sch.org 
Phone number: 409-989-5144
Occupation: Administrative Secretary at CHRISTUS St. Mary Hospital. I'll soon be here 15 years, you know the empty nest syndrome, back to work when the kids leave home.
I've been married to my husband Donald for over 40 years now and we are still having fun. We have traveled abroad and lived in Singapore and Germany while Donald worked, I played. I still keep in touch with several of my favorite classmates. They are Rose LaPoint Reese, Pat Nicks Sheppard, Winnie Stelly Fondren, Shirley Falgout Landry and Jewel Graham Gill. 

John A. Evans, 245 Lakeview Drive Trinidad, TX 75163 (50 miles southeast of Dallas)
e-mail address: johngayle@aol.com
Phone 903-778-4624
Married: My High School Sweetheart Gayle Herford from our class in 1958.
Occupation: Played with computers. Moved around like people who work for Ross Perot are prone to do. Retired to a little lake (Cedar Creek). Now I just sit on the dock and watch the world pass me by.
Updated: 3/19/07

Claudette Faulk McCrory, 12101 Marilyn Lane, Hammond, LA 70403
e-mail address: cmmac@charter.net 
Occupation:  Retired
Husband: Jules (Billy) McCrory; Children: Gregory Joseph (5/21/60 - 1/25/89), Carla Sue (7/17/62), James William (8/6/68), David Paul (7/15/70), Grandchildren: Jacob Earl Farmen, Emily Lynn Dougay, Gary Wade Dougay
Updated: 7/31/09

Raymond Fontenote, 3004 Tipps Dr, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: afontenote@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-722-8421
Occupation: Retired in 1999 after 40 years at Ameripol Synpol Corporation (Goodrich-Gulf)
Wife : Shirley Children : Troy-Vice President Principal Financial Group Houston office, Rodney – Engineer at NASA, Paula – Nurse Practitioner in Hot Springs, Ark., Mitchell – has a CPA firm in Beaumont, Shannon Neal – Overland truck driver
Grandkids - Victoria, Alex, Taylor, Zack, Devon, Gage, Kelby, Keely, Spencer, Clark, and Casey
Updated: 10/17/08

Ardis  N. Havard
e-mail address: ardishavard@yahoo.com
Phone number: 281-443-1344
Occupation:  Retired
Married Kay Clark from Baytown after graduating Lamar University in 1962. Daughter - Denise (1/29/67). Son - Chris - (6/23/72) is married with son and daughter. He is a minister at Prestonwood Baptist in Dallas, Tx.
Updated: 10/6/09

James C. Heard, Point Blank, TX 77364
e-mail address: jamch832@eastex.net
Occupation:  Retired
Updated: 1/24/13

Gayle Herford Evans, 245 Lakeview Dr., Beachwood Estates, Trinidad, TX, 75163
e-mail address: johngayle@aol.com
Phone numer: 903-778-4624
Occupation: Homemaker forever
Married John A. Evans, classmate , February 15, 1958. We have two children: David and Margo. They each have two children, a boy and then a girl, ages from 17 to 6.
We moved to Dallas in 1968 and John’s career took us to Princeton, New Jersey; Washington D.C.(Virginia) Miami and Orlando, FL. Minneapolis, MN, (Brrr) and Long Island, New York. All relocations were after the children were grown. We retired to Cedar Creek Lake, TX. in 1999. We have lake home on open water with all the water toys. We have a RV and usually go FL. for January and sometimes a Fall trip, including exploring the Lewis and Clark Trail couple years ago. This was awesome. We are slowing down these days enjoying water, sunsets and the good life. We still have family in Port Neches
Updated: 3/19/07

Joy Hughes Steele, 11615 Cobb St., Diane, TX 75640
e-mail address: steele40@swbell.net
Phone number: 903-663-6522
Occupation:  Retired from Chevron Chemical - 23 years
Married to Jack. We have two daughters. Jolene Steele Gates, White Oak, TX - 3 children, Jaimee, Jordan, and Jensen. Jana Steele Story - graduated 5/01 with Biology degree from Sam Houston University. Applying to Texas A&M Veterinary School this fall.

James E. LeBlanc, 6131 Van Buren, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  kjleblanc@sat.net
Phone number:  409-962-8671
Occupation:  Lab Tech for Huntsman Chemical
Wife:  Karen Dauphine; Children:  Sherri Davis 33, Bert Faulk 32, Melissa Cross 30, Clifford Faulk 28, Monigue Hopkins 31.  Grandchildren:  Caleb Davis 13, Aaron Davis 11, Rachel Davis 10, Savannah Faulk 5, Sydney Faulk 1, Lacey Landry 10, Rayce Romero 3, Brianne Hopkins 5, Ashley Hopkins 3.

Patricia (Pat) Nicks Sheppard, 3158 Maple, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number: 409-962-8605
Occupation: Sales Associate at Snooper's Paradise
Husband: Larry Sheppard; Children: Stacey Sheppard Arnold - Prinicpal, Ridgewood Elementary; Scott Sheppard - Director of Music, Kirbyville ISD. Three grandsons: Jared and Kellen Arnold, Spencer Sheppard

Janice Philpott Choate, 31 Elkins Lake, Huntsville, TX 77340
e-mail address: choate6593@sbcglobal.net
Occupation: Retired teacher in the Huntsville ISD system for 30 years
Married to Ronnie Choate, Class of '55, for 57 years in 2017. Two boys: David and Dean with 4 grandchildren (3 boys and 1 tgirl) and 3 great granddaughters.
Updated: 3/6/17

Oscar L. Reed, RR 15 Box 1530, Livingston, TX  77351
e-mail address: olreed39@hotmail.com 
Phone number: 936-327-8860
Occupation:  Retired

Beverly Roberts Dorety, 1702 Scott Rd., Kerrville, TX 78028
e-mail address: craftylady@stx.rr.com
Phone number: 830-792-5491
Occupation: RN
I work part time for LaHacienda Treatment Center in Hunt, TX as an admissions nurse for substance abuse patients. We attend Southern Oaks Baptist church and my sister Judy and I sing on the praise team. My husband Leslie refinishes furniture. I have one daughter, Michelle, living in Fredericksburg who has a 21 y/o son and a 4y/o son. She is going to Schriener College in Kerrville. My youngest daughter Vicki is a kindergarten teacher in Plains, KS. Vicki has a 14y/o daughter, a 12y/o son, and a 10y/o son. Leslie and I live in the country and have about 20 cats, all outside except for one, and one inside dog, and one outside dog. I have lost track of my cousin Wilson Roberts, who also went to PNG and was in the class of 58. If anyone happens to know where he is I would love to hear from you.
Updated: 10/12/07

Jerry P. Talbot, 914 Grand Oaks, Houston, TX 77015
e-mail address:  patsytalbot@prodigy.net
Phone number:  713-455-2967
Occupation:  Field service manager
Wife, Patsy Talbot.  Children:  Jerry Paul, Jr. 10/14/61, Nicole Davis 12/9/63, Marla Weeks 5/25/66, Sean 12/30/67, deceased, Amanda 9/15/75.

Edward L. Tyler, 9710 Godstone Lane,Spring, Tx 77379-6556
e-mail address: eltyer@comwerx.net
Phone number: 281-370-5137

James E. Wooten, Rt. 1 Box 526, Burkeville, TX 75932
e-mail address:  wootensr@yahoo.com
Phone number:  409-565-2119
Occupation:  Stockbroker-Salomon Smith Barney-Beaumont, Texas
Children:  James E. Wooten, Jr. (6/27/67) & Jill D. Clifford (12/4/72)