President Tommy Martin
Vice President John Vandegrift
Secretary Darlene Childress
Treasurer Phebe Dore
Reporter Johnnie Turner
Motto:  "The future is purchased by the present."
Flower:  Carnation
Colors:  Turquoise and  Silver
Sponsor:  Oscar Murphy

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John R. Anderson, P.O. Box 796, Jasper, TX 75951
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Lab Tech. at Equistar in Port Arthur

Danny A. Babineaux, 445 Pleasant Dr., Vidor, TX 77662
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-786-1874
Occupation:  Owner of Air Comfort, Inc.
Wife:  Charlene.  Sons:  Bret 8/30/67 and Slate 8/1/68.

David W. Bearden, 5715 Emily Ln. Beaumont, TX
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-962-3781
Occupation: Engineering Consultant
I have just moved back home I have been away for 37 yrs. I have been married for that 37 yrs have 2 kids and 3 grandkids, the oldest just started college. I have an Engineering consulting company and just moved my operation to Groves; we worked overseas for 20 yrs and I am looking for old classmates, those that are not dead.

Richard D. Beaumont, 3421 Cleveland Ave., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-962-4860
Occupation:  Mechanical Engineer, Huntsman Corporation
Three daughters:  Kim, Cristi, and Lisa (NO grandkids!)

Diane Blanchard Giblin, 2715 Mary Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Occupation: Teacher at Groves Middle School  

Sonja Blanchard Van Atta, 2187 CR 421, Thorndale, TX 76577
e-mail address:
Phone number: 512-862-4446 (home) 512-352-6565 (shop)
Occupation: Self-employed Sonja's Fancy Embroidery & More for 8 years in Taylor, TX. Married to Wayne Van Atta

Judy Bottoms Hensley, 9991 Bussey Rd., Silsbee, TX 77656
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-385-9275
Occupation:  Retired from medical field
Hsb: Ron, married for 35yrs. Sons; Ron,Jr., Michael, Shannon with 8 grandchildren: Marshall, Meagan, Steven, Rebecca, Amber, Adam, David, and Daniel

Paul P. Bozeman , 1106 East Houston Ave., Crockett, TX 75835
E-mail address:
Phone number: 936-546-0173
Occupation: Laboratory Manager @ ETMC Crockett, Medical Technologist/Registered Nurse. Wife Georganna RN, 4 children, 5 grandchildren

Floyd J. Broussard, 901 Llano, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409- 727-3300
Married to Myrtle Foxworth Broussard, Class of 63
Three children:  Sonya Broussard Squyres, Class of 86; Theresa Broussard Fukuda, Class of 88; John Kent Broussard, Class of 91.  Four grandchildren, Ashleigh Yoshiko Fukuda 9/24/95, Alyssa Sadako Fukuda 7/15/99, and new grandson Ty John Broussard 02/20/0, Taryn Lea Broussard 9/9/03.

James Broussard, 104 Medinah Overlook, Hot Springs, AR 71913
e-mail address: FABJCB@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Phone number: 501-262-0672
Occupation:  VP Marketing & Sales
Wife Peggy; 4 children, 8 grandchildren

Janice Brown Capps, 3978 Broadmoor Drive, Beaumont, TX 77707
e-mail address:
Occupation: Retired US Postal Service
Three Children: Kevin Lamm 45 yrs, Krysti Dockens 41yrs, & Kari Sweeney 29 yrs. Eleven grandchildren: Eight girls-Kayla 21, Taylor 14, Blake-Leigh 14, Destinie 9, Hannah 8, Bethany 6, Dakota 4; and D'Kayla 1; three boys-Ethan 11, Donovan 6, and Dante' Paul 2.
Updated: 10/12/09

Edwin Burran, 590 William Ellery St., Orange Park, FL 32073
e-mail address:
Phone number: 904-276-2672
Occupation: Corporate pilot for PSS World Medical

Rebecca Canady Duncan Updated:
She passed away on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012. The obit is at Livingston's website. She was married to Kevin Duncan (Class of '78) for almost 30 years. She ahd 2 daughters from a previous marriage. One son-in-law and 1 granddaughter and 1 grandson-in-law, 4 grandsons, and a great granddaughter.

Patrick J. Castille, 134 Cedar Creek Circle, Cedar Creek, TX 78612
e-mail address: 
Occupation:  Texas Dept of Transportation
Married 1966 - wife name Sunny. Three sons, Shaun 8-1-67, Cody 4-25-69, Dusty 8-23-78. Three grandchildren, Brandon 11, Mykala 5, Courtney 4.

Bobby Collins, Jr., 2858 Reynolds Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: or
Occupation: Sr. HR Consultant, Motiva Enterprises, LLC, 2100 Houston Ave., PO Box 712, Port Arthur, TX 77641
Married to Dortohy Poole, also class of '62. One daughter, Tracy Collins.

Marvin J. Degeyter, 14526 Dairyland Dr., Willis, TX 77318
e-mail address:
Occupation: Commissioning Manager for Reliant Energy, Houston, TX
Married for 34 years to Lynda Commander (class of '63). One child, Daryn Christian, deceased (May '90). Thirty years with Reliant Energy, serving as start-up and commissioning manager for new power plants in the Western U.S. Presently managing the startp-up of three new plants in Nevada and Arizona. I live on Lake Conroe and hope to rediscover my boat when I retire in 2003.

Marleen Gordy Roberts, 414 N 8th St., Noble, OK 73068
e-mail address:
Phone number: 405-872-5556
Married to Earl Roberts. I have 4 children: Brad, 41, Wylie, TX; Meredith, 37, Norman, OK; Beth (deceased); and Jared, 31, Goodyear, AZ. Seven grandchildren.
Updated: 3/23/09

William J. Greenlund, 20370 Longbay Drive, Yorba Linda, CA 92887  
Phone number: 949-461-4612
Occupation:  Marketing Manager 

Dr. Raymond W. Hammond, 3015 Marble Falls, Pearland, TX 77584
e-mail address: 
Phone number:  713-436-2668
Occupation:  Associate Dean for Practice Programs, University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Spouse: Sandra Borel Hammond ('64); Children: Cynthia Lynn Hammond, Jeffrey Carl Hammond. Grandchildren: Kenneth Wayne Hightower, Brandywine Nicole Hightower, Dylan Reese Hammond.

Cheryl Hayes, 5511 Goodwin Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206
e-mail address:
Phone number: 214-827-1221
Occupation: School teacher/artist/weaver/med tech/pharmacy tech. I have been teaching health science and pharmacy tech since 2005 in the Garland ISD. I do my art on the side, and if I ever retire, I will do it full time!
Divorced with two children; Pamela McManus, attorney, and husband Steve; and David McManus, telecommunications, who with his wife, Marlo, and youngest son, Chase, lives in Melbourne, Australia, on a 2-year assignment for Marlo, who is an RN. There are 3 older boys, so I have 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Life is good.
Updated: 1/24/12

Weida Hinson Philpott, 2727 Nall, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Occupation: Retired Teacher
Children: Christian Echo Philpott Sullivan, Aspen Wain Philpott. Grandson: Caisen Wayne Sullivan

Ina Hughes Whitehead, Bridge City, TX
Occupation: Owns pawn shops in Orange, Vidor, and Lumberton
Two children: Kristin and Chad

Jo Hoelzer Trujillo, 780 Maplewood, Vidor, TX 77662
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-769-8225
Occupation:  Secretary
Married to Sheldon since 4/2/66. Three children

Leslie D. Irvin, 705 Porter, Mineola, TX 75773
e-mail address:
Phone number: 903-569-1617
Occupation: Retired Police Chief
I am now filling my time as an Educational Aide at Quitman ISD. I have the students sent from the High School and Junior High to In School Suspension. I am still doing stats for boys athletics.
Updated: 8/30/08

Patricia Johnson Wight, 14138 Buccaneer Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70810
e-mail address:
Phone number: 225-752-8028
Occupation: Pharmacist
Married 37+ years. Two sons and one grandson.

Yvonne Johnson Krumnow, 4837 Wilson, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-962-0355
Occupation:  Hiring Coordinator
Divorced, mother of three:  Sharene, Todd, and Krista.  I have five grandsons and one granddaughter. 
Occupation:  Hiring Coordinator
I have three children, Sharene, Todd and Krista, all graduates of PNG. I have six grandchildren, Josh, Justin, Jacob, Tyler, Kaleb and Kendall Marie.

Jerry D. Kelley, 604 22d St., Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-727-6434
Occupation:  Operator Chevron Chemicals, PA Plant, Retired USAR Cpt. 30 yrs. service.
Married Sharon Ann Fisher 3/17/67; Sons Alan Dale 4/2/68 Angie Lou ann Sauls; Grandson Justin Dean Kelley 12/28/96; Granddaugther Katlyn Marie Kelley 11/19/98 Son David Wayne 10/19/71 Daugther in law Lyrenda Battenfield

Bobby W. Kennedy, 15419 Rio Plaza, Houston, TX 77083
e-mail address:
Phone number:  281-498-1777
Occupation:  Retired

Louis R. LeBlanc, 111 County Road 932, Alvin, TX 77511
e-mail address:
Phone number:  281-393-1918
Occupation:  Retired
Married  Nancy E. LeBlanc ('63).  Children:  Louis Jr. 1966, Michelle Renee 1967, Michael Andrew 1972. Nephew.  Grandchildren:  Shaelin, Kayla , Bryan Joseph (B.J.), Wesley, Michael Andrew II, and Lyssa.
Updated: 1/11/06

Floyd W. Lee, 100 Creek Side Drive, McDonough, GA 30252
e-mail address: if you want me to get it, send to my wife's address; she actually looks at hers!
Phone number: 678-521-6168 (cell)
Retired since 2004; married to Tawana 45 yrs; 3 children: Kim McVicker lives in Flower Mound, TX w/hubby Bryan, daughters Rachael, 20, in College Station and Hannah, 16; Karen Snow lives down the street from us w/hubby Jeff and daughters, Amanda, 22 in last semester of college, and Abby 13; Kevin Lee also lives in McDonough w/wife Amanda, no children-4cats, 1 dog, & 1 guinea pig!
Updated 9/21/09

Linda Marsh Mahaney, 4541 Briarwood, Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 408-962-8951
Occupation:  Retired Sr. Personnel Administrator
Two sons - Mike Mahaney - Manchester, England. Kevin Mahaney - Houston, Tx.
Just recently returned to this area from Houston after 35 years. Was married to Leroy Mahaney ('59) who died June, 1999.

Patsy McCord Wiggins, 1419 Luling, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-722-6790
Occupation: Retired Jefferson County Library
Three children; Andrea Davis, Chad Clark, and Amanda Forsythe. Four granddaughers; Alyssa, Claire, Michaela, and Emma. 

Eileen McCoy Anderson, PO Box 632, Sutherland Springs, TX 78161-0632
e-mail address:
Phone number: 830-947-3195
Occupation:   Director of Activities at The Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville, TX.
Husband: Fred B. Anderson, 2 grandchildren

Robert T. McEachern, 8115 Perrincrest Place, Mechanicsville, VA 23116-3986
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 804-219-1524
Occupation:  Southern Baptist Christian Missionary Work
Bob is Associate Director of the Volunteers in Missions Department of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is responsible for volunteer work in Asia and the Pacific; 3 of our 14 regions. We served as missionaries in Korea for 14 years and have been at home office staff for 13 years; so 27 years with IMB.  Judy is secretary for the West Africa region. Andrea (8/29/66) is married to Steve Johnson, pastor of a Baptist Church in Baltimore, MD.  Karen (12/1/70) is married to Chris Martin and live near us. Two children: a daughter, Jordon (1995) and a son Hunter (1998).

Curtis G. McGuirt, 8365 Glen Rose Circle, Beaumont, TX 77713
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Sr. Vice President of Nance International, Inc., in Beaumont, Texas
Wife:  Diane Flores.  Children:  Terry 1/22/67, Tammy 4/30/69, Steven 2/21/75
Updated: 8/27/11

Jean Ann Melancon Loncon, 511 Knollwood Dr., Hemphill, Tx., 75948
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-579-9070
Occupation: Retired
I've been married to husband, Melvin, for 42 1/2 years and we live on up on Toledo Bend lake. We have 4 children: Jerry, Darlene Young, Gina Simmons, and Jamie Loncon. We have 4 grandkids, Shayla Young, Brandon Young, they live in Warren, Texas. Brandon plays sports at Warren High School, Shayla plays softball. Tori Simmoms is our granddaughter and she goes to Port Neches Middle School. Our grandson, Conner, is 3 and lives in Groves. I have a great son-in-law, Scott Young, who is a Beaumont Fireman. Then, I have a brand new daughter-in-law, Carlee, who is a nurse. Melvin retired from Fina in 1998. Last, but not least, we have 2 Shih-Tzu dogs, 2 Chihuahuas and 2 rescue dogs. That's my whole life, so far...
Updated: 11/19/07

Wilda Morgan Hayes, 4 High Fields Drive, Danbury, CT 06811
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Retired from career in the pharmaceutical industry in 1994. Retired again in July 2013 after 14 years as Executive Director and 2 years as President of Ann's Place, The Home of I CAN Cancer Support Services (
Married Ronald Olsen, a New York native and a corporate pilot, in May 1990.  Ron retired from Pepsi Aviation in 2011. Children: Elizabeth of Woodbury, CT;, Christopher of San Francisco, Anne Hayes Pitts of Greenville, SC. Lost siblings Carolyn Morgan Loyacano (PN-G 1960) and Michael W. Morgan (PN-G 1972), both in November 2007.
Updated: 10/22/13

Ed Morvant, 13544 Flagstone, Dallas, TX 75240
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 972-233-5690
Occupation:  President and CEO Technical Facilities Conlsu  

Linda Myers Stone, 626 Blanding Dr., Houston, TX 77015
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 713-453-6685
Occupation:  Teacher at Galena Park ISD
Children; David Stone of Houston 4/16/70 and Kathryn Stone of Houston 6/11/76. Married to Claude Stone 

Carl E. Nettles, 19202 Frey Rd., Hempstead, TX 77445
Phone number: 979-826-4887
Married Sandra Clem, Class of 64. Three sons: Ben, Dan, and Don. Nine grandchildren: 7 girls and 2 boys.
Updated: 4/17/09

Carol Perry LaFleur, 6699 Jefferson, Groves 77619 
Phone number: 409- 962-9514
Carol was married to Al LaFleur for 38 years before she lost him to cancer in September of 2004.  They had 3 children together: Kerry (38), Joel (32), Janét (27).  All three are married and are doing well.  Kerry and Marcy live in Flowermound near Dallas.  Joel and Brandi live in Eagle River, Alaska and have given Carol a grandson, Kolten Paul.  Janét and her husband Randy live in nearby Orange and are due to give Carol another grandchild in April of 2006.  Carol continues to live in her home in Groves.  She is battling cancer herself, but will beat it with all the prayers she continues to receive.  Carol is still active in St. Peter's Catholic Parish and enjoys visits from her family and friends. 

Dan Petty, #7 Kelly Court, Longview, TX 75605
e-mail address: 

Donna Peveto Carlin, 6383 Madison, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-962-4122
Occupation: Loan Processor - Texaco Federal Credit Union, Port Arthur
Married Ronnie Carlin (PN-G '61). Two daughters--Denise LeBlanc (PN-G '84) and Julie Sanders (PN-G '87). Two granddaughters -- Lauren Eicher and Olivia Sanders.
Updated: 11/14/06

Eddie W. Philpott, 2727 Nall, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Occupation: Ford and Toyota Dealer
Children: Christian Echo Philpott Sullivan, Aspen Wain Philpott. Grandson: Caisen Wayne Sullivan 

J. Ray Riley, PO Box 1717, Johnson City, TX 78636
e-mail address:
Phone number: 830-868-2806
Occupation:  Lawyer
After practicing law in Houston from 1969-2004, Ray retired to the Hill Country with his wife, Chelita, where they farm and ranch (website:
Updated: 9/28/09

Robert J. Sarles, 509 Skipping Stone Lane, Tyler, TX 75703-0815
e-mail address:
Phone number: 903-504-5588
Occupation:  International Missionary - Brazil
Married: Landra Lofton Sarles, Class of 63'. Two children: Son, Rob, and Daughter, Kimberly
Updated: 11/17/10

Jerry W. Shirley, San Diego, CA 92129
e-mail address:
Phone number: 858-484-0913
Occupation: Chaplain, health care 

Patricia Sloan Laird, 3222 Olde Lantern Way, Spring, TX 77380
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 281-363-4830
Occupation:  Retired

Lindon M. Stewart, 40 Waterfall Ct, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
e-mail address:
Phone number: 970-731-0377
Occupation:  Retired

Claude G. Stone, 626 Blanding Dr., Houston, TX 77015
e-mail address: 
Phone number:  713-453-6685
Occupation:  Engineer at Bechtel
Children; David Stone of Houston 4/16/70 and Kathryn Stone of Houston 6/11/76. Married to Linda Myers 

Van B. Terrell, 6980 Terrell St., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-962-1880
Occupation:  Painter
Married Beverly Terrell (Class of '65). Have three children, Darren (02-01-68), Stephen (05-27-72), Shelley (02-15-74). One granddaughter and a grandson on the way in January 2001.

Annette Tinsley Richard, 4435 Morning Star Pl., Beaumont, TX 77705
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-722-8961
Occupation: Accounting & HR
Updated: 9/26/2009

Grace Tipps Moye, 12514 Woodthorpe, Houston TX 77024
e-mail address:
Occupation: Retired, December 2013, as Executive Assistant from ExxonMobil Chemical
1 grown daughter, Suzanne - 2 grandsons
Update: 12/2/13

Nolan Tipps, 2707 Avenue M, Nederland, TX 77627
Occupation: New Tron, Inc.
Wife: Gayle. One child, Dana, and two grandsons.

Lilly Tomplait Hargrave, 2100 Tanglewilde #679, Houston, TX 77063
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Administrative Assistant
Three children--all grown--one grandchild.

Brenda Toole Tyson, 6263 Adams, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-963 0554
Occupation: Housewife, Retire Marriott Corp.
Ronald Jr. 04/23/63, Darryl 07/20/66, Bryce 11/12/74. Husband Ronald retired from Star Enterprise, 2 Grandchildren Robiayne 11/01/88, Taylor 10/15/93

Bonnie Trahan Faulk, 215 West Nezpique, Jennings, LA 70546
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 337-824-1997
Occupation:  cashier
3 girls Denise 1-21-64 Therese 8-5-66 Stephanie 12-12 74 married to Stephen 37 years

Judy Tucker Thacker, 14719 Armitage, Sugarland, TX 77478
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 281-530-3997
Occupation:  Hair Dresser
Thad Thacker, 7-24-68, Grand Children Ty Thacker, 9-29-99, Kayla Cotie, 1-17-92, Zachary Cotie, 6-4-96

Johnnie Mac Turner, 2602 Carnarvon Ln., Austin, TX 78704
e-mail address:
Phone number: 512-912-1134
Wife: Morgan Goldbarth, journalism and computer teacher for Austin ISD. Teaches at Fullmore Middle School on S. Congress. I still play and record music as I have since 1957. E-mail me for my website. Thanks and Love, Johnnie Mac
Updated: 4/26/07

Carolyn Vandegrift Broadus
e-mail address: 
Occupation:  Retired - AP Supervisor 
33 years in the Marine Industry, 27 years with Coastal Marine Service
Widowed - No Children

John F. Vandegrift, 11006 W. Rockland Drive, Littleton, CO 80127-5096
e-mail address:
Phone number:  720-981-3866
Occupation: VP of Production, Condit Corporation
Wife - Mary Jane
Updated: 2/23/09

Gayle Wheeler Lyons, 4245 Atlantic Rd., Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-962-7952
Occupation:  MCT Credit Union
Spouse D. P. Lyons class of 1963; daughter Lori class of 86 , son Rocky class 89 six grandchildren and twins on the way

Joe D. Williams, PhD, Quality Human Systems, PO Box 849, Aptos,, CA 95003
e-mail address:
Phone number: 831-206-4913
Married, two sons.
Updated: 5/2/08

Linda Zampini Werner, Rt. 1 Box 103, Bronson, TX 75930
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-584-3393
Occupation:  Retired, secretary-Gulf States Utilities Co.
Married to Billy Werner, Class of 61. Four children, 7 grandchildren.