President Jerry Reeves
Vice President Johnny McIntosh
Secretary Catherine Carey
Treasurer Linda Pringle
Reporter Charlotte Hitt

Motto: "Only The Educated Are Free"
Class Song: "Climb Every Mountain"
Indian Spirit: Jamie Rohe
Indian Football Sweetheart: Wadene Purkey

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Gloria Apperson Schroeder, Manchaca, TX 78652
e-mail address:
Occupation:  State Employee
Married and have 3 grown children...Annette 4/29/68, Natalie 6/24/69, and Mark 8/7/79.

Lorraine Bellanger Cappel, 16354 Havenpark Ct., Houston, TX 77059
e-mail address:
Phone number:  281-488-1995
Occupation:  Accountant
Married, Husband-Charles, Children-3 daughters, Stacy, Ginger, and Jolie

Durwood F. Bottoms Jr., 649 Birchwood, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Phone No: 409-722-5915
Occupation: Retired - Bayer Corp.
Married to Kay Clarkston (Nederland '65). Children: Jason (PNG '90) and wife Heather, and Jaelyn (PNG '94) and husband Heath Pellegrin, and one grandchild, Mikaylie Pellegrin (1/16/01).

Sally Brandin, 5625 Baird Street, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number:  409-962-8658
Occupation:  Title Math Aide/Van Buren
Connie Golman 2/18/66; Monica Gibson 5/10/67; Kevin Yoast 7/18/70

Mike Brau, 5429 32nd Street, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number: 409-960-7723
Occupation:  Owner/operator Worldwide Industrial Marine

Janice Cannon Scott, deceased, 2008

Catherine Carey Payne, 2413 Copper Sky Dr., Pearlanc, TX 77584
Married to Max Payne for 35 years. One daughter
Taught school for 12 years and then worked as sales for textbook publishing company for 8 years. Now retired and volunteer at M D Anderson Cancer Center.
Updated: 4/5/15

Linda Commander Degeyter, 14526 Dairyland Dr., Willis, TX 77318
e-mail address: or
Occupation: Distance Learning Specialist with Education Service Center, Region VI in Huntsville
Married for 34 years to Marvin J. Degeyter (class of '62). One child, Daryn Christian, deceased (May '90). Thirty one years in education serving as a classroom teacher and administrator. Most recently involved with writing and managing a multi-million dollar grant for establishing a major video network connecting 25 school districts, 3 colleges, and an education service center hub. I plan to retire in summer of 2002 and spend more time enjoying floral designing, furniture and faux painting, and wedding planning/decorating.

Kenneth Larry Conkle, 3167 Fellswood Ln., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-727-3890
Occupation: Retired twice, once from Equistar and once from Newtron Mechanical, currently Self-Employed and semi-retired.
Married, four children, two grandchildren, enjoy fishing & traveling.
Updated: 4/30/08

Ivy "Tex" T. Corley, 646 Hedwig Rd., Houston, TX 77024
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Executive
Married, Doris LeJeune, Class of 1965 in 1967.  Two children:  Nichole (1971) and Chase (1978).

Jessie Cormier Maxwell
Occupation: Veterans Service Supervisor/Jefferson County Veterans Office
My husband Rick and I have been married for 17 years, between us we have 6 children, Linette (class of '84); Michele-(class of '88); Traci-(class of '90); Troy-(class of 2007); Rikki (class of 2008); Nikol (class of 2010). We also have 6 grandchildren, three of which are future INDIANS!!!

Bob C. Costilow, 304 Shannon Ln., Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-722-2606
Occupation: Texas State Certified Real Estate Appraiser & Licensed Real Estate Broker

George C. Cowart, 6420 Forest Trail Circle, Beaumont, TX 77713
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-753-3857
Occupation:  Sales for Ikon Office Solutions
Married to Nancy Summerlin 

Nancy Flurry Borel, 1702 Yorkshire Dr., Beaumont, TX 77713 
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-8609844
Occupation:  Owner-operator Country Hair Fixin's
Married to James since 1965. Two daughters, Shanna 2-20-6.7, Kristi 10-16-68.Five grand children, Corey 4-22-86, Kaylyn 12-10-90, Kelsey,11-17-92, Colton and Cierra, 11-18-98. 

Jimmie Lou Ford, 2119 South Lamar Blvd, #111, Austin, TX 78704
e-mail address:
Phone number: 512-587-1077
Occupation: Managing Partner of Universal Education Solutions. We contract with textbook publishers primarily to provide alignments and correlations for customized products. Have Master Reading Teacher certification and beginning to do a little consultant work.
Children: Wendy Nelson (Admin Assistant), Ford Nelson (works at UNM at Albuquerque), David Nelson (Bar manager). Grandchildren: Katherine, Desirae, Christian, Zoe. Great: Jason
Updated: 7/7/10

Joyce Fore Dudley, Cleveland, TX 77328
e-mail address:
Phone number: 832-491-5078
Occupation: Retired from medical field 2006
Granddaughter: Kelby
Updated: 5/31/13

Myrtle Foxworth Broussard, 901 Llano, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-727-3300
Occupation:  RETIRED Bus Driver, PN-GISD
Married Floyd Broussard, Class of 62.  Three children:  Sonya Broussard Squyres, Class of '86; Theresa Broussard Fukuda, Class of 87, Kent Broussard, Class of 91.   Two grandchildren, Ashleigh Yoshiko Fukuda 9/24/95 and Alyssa Sadako Fukuda 7/15/99.  Since retiring, Floyd and I are doing a lot of traveling in our 30-foot fifth-wheel trailer!

Maudine Gates White
e-mail address:

Occupation: Retired from St. Mary Hospital after 28 years of service. Married to Rusty White for 47 years. We have 3 daughters: Kris, 1964; Keri, 1968; and Deana, 1970. We have 7 grandsons, 1 great grandson, and one on the way.
Updated: 6/24/13

Cecil R. Guillote, 352 Meadowgreen Drive, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: 
Occupation:  Refinery Worker ('99 will be 33 years) (Motiva PNT)
Married now 7 years: Donna PNG '72 , 4 children: Matthew PNG '89, Christopher PNG '92, Keeley PNG '00, Brent PNG '04, two grandsons. WE ARE THE BEST THERE EVER BE - SENIOR CLASS OF "63". 

Mary Jo Harris Griggs, Austin, TX 78738
e-mail address: 
Phone number: (512) 261-1483
Occupation:  My husband and I own a financial planning firm
Husband - Dan Griggs class of '65, daughter Darin Griggs Hallam (01/24/76)

Betty Hollis Merwin, 7507 Colgate, Dallas, TX 75225
e-mail address:
Phone number:  214-750-1934
Lee Merwin - husband of 31 years and one child, Hollis Merwin - 12/8/80.

Carol Sue Hoyer Evans, 8183 Kaiyute Road, Orange, TX 77632
Phone number:  409-745-1298
Occupation:  Customer Service Representative - Entergy
Married - James E. Evans, Jr., Orangefield '65.  Children - Michael W. Barker, PN-G '84; Dee Anna Kay Turner Nepveux, PN-G '87.  Grandchildren - 2. 

George W. Jones, 508 Holiday Circle, Hemphill, TX 75948
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-579-3294
Occupation:  Retired Maintenance Foreman at Jefferson County Drainage District #7
My wife, Beth, and I have 5 grown children and 7 grandchildren that God has blessed us with.
Updated: 1/23/12

Blaine R. Judice, 6948 Willow, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Occupation:  Barber
I have three kids: Kelly, Angela, and Ryan. I have been married to Rauline for 28 years. I also have one granddaughter named Gabi.

Gerry Landry Sheffield, 1922 12th Street, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-722-5724
Occupation:  Homemaker
Married to Lanis Sheffield (Class of '61), we have 4 children.  Leiah S. Baird '83, Chris Sheffield '84, Craig Sheffield '84, and Linda S. Simon '87.  We also have 10 grandchildren.

Nancy E. LeBlanc LeBlanc, 111 Myrtle Bush Way, Alvin, TX 77511
e-mail address: nlleblanc@mail.esc4.comor
Phone: 281-393-1918
Spouse: Louis R. LeBlanc, Class of 1962
Occupation: Secretary, Clear Creek High School - 30 yrs. 3 Children, Rick, Michelle, & Michael and 6 grandchildren

Dixie Lee Richardson, 4431 Hillbrook, Orange, TX 77632
e -mail address:
Phone number: 409-886-3410 (home) Office Phone - (409) 883-5465
Occupation - Retired Mom - Housewife
I have been married to Gay Richardson for 39 years. We have our own General Contracting Firm in Orange. I have one (1) daughter, Traci James and two (2) grandsons. I enjoy riding equstrian and playing golf. Gay and I enjoy traveling and have a 40' bus, we try to take at least one big trip each year.

Landra Lofton Sarles, 509 Skipping Stone Lane, Tyler, TX 75703-0815
e-mail address:
Phone number: 903-504-5588
Occupation:  International Missionary - Brazil
Married: Robert James Sarles, Class of 62'. Two children: Son, Rob, and Daughter, Kimberly
Updated: 11/17/10

David  P. Lyons, 4245 Atlantic Road, Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-962-7952
Occupation:  Electriction
Spouse Gayle Wheeler class of 1963; daughter-Lori (Class of '86); son-Rocky (Class of '89); 6 grandchildren and twins on the way due in Aug. 2001.

Michael "Mike" Mason, 21016 Hickory Bend, Garden Ridge, TX 78266
e-mail address:
Occupation: Executive Director of Guide Dogs of Texas. Previously worked 29 years for the State, retiring in 1997 and started a second career.
Phone # 210-651-9564
Married to Cristina for 22 years. One daughter (28) and one grandson( 6 months)

Helen McGuirt Morgan, 460 Chesser Dr., Vidor, TX 77662
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-769-4057, Fax 409-769-8877
Occupation:  Owner-Country Elegance
Husband:  Vernon.  Children:  Brenda Richmond, Sheryl Wrinkle, Richard Morgan.  5 granddaughters.  Recreation: Golf, Runner - belong to Sea Rim Striders and participate in 5K and 10K races

Johnny M. McIntosh, Coppell, TX 75019
e-mail address:
Phone number: 972-393-7766
Occupation:  Pharmacist
Wife: Beverly; Children: Mandy, Corrie, Samantha, Sarah, Jeffrey

Bob McNeal, RT 1 BOX 480, Burkeville TX 75932
e-mail address:
Phone number: 406-565-4911
Occupation: Retired 2002 Huntsman
Married Nancy Bailey (PAISD Class of 1964) One Son Ashley McNeal (BCISD Class of 1998) Retired to Toledo Bend so I can fish anytime.

Thomas Arnold Mills, Jr., 13140 CR 3610, Brownsboro, Tex. 75756 (just west of Tyler)
Phone number: 903-852-3048
Occupation: Retired in 2000 from Celanese Chemical in Clear Lake, Tex. as a shift supervisor.
I have been married to my wife, Ginger, for just over 10 years and between us we have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Tanya Mills Pope 35; Chad Mills 33; Justin Stockwell 26; Kelli Stockwell 24. The grandchildren range in ages from 2 yrs. to 10 yrs. I would like to be contacted whenever there is another class reunion. I have lost contact over the years and haven't made a single reunion. Also if any one has a 1963 annual they would be willing to part with or just loan out so I could copy some of the information from it I would be gratefull. All my annuals were destroyed in a house fire 10years ago. I would be willing to pay for shipping or whatever it takes to do this.
Updated: 6/27/06

Marilyn Moity Russell, Rt.1, Box 300, Chester, TX 75936
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 936-969-2590
Occupation: Income Tax Prep.
I have 4 children. Robert Whitaker 12-04-63. Allen Whitaker 07-31-65. Faye Whitaker 03-13-68. Darla Whitaker 09-29-69. Their dad passed away in 1986. Have remarried. 5 grandchildren and one on the way in March 2001. 

Robert E. Moore, 1002 Johnson Ave., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: 
Occupation:  Dupont Beaumont
Married 34 years, 3 children, all went to PN-G. 

Gloria Neal Prince, 1427 Tweedy Rd., Valley Mills, TX 76689
e-mail address:
Phone number: 254-932-6815
Occupation: Business Owner
Married, three children

Sharon Newton Soza, 349 N. Oregon Street, Yreka, CA 96097-2413
e-mail address:
Phone number: 530-842-9349
Occupation: Semi-retired
One son: Ravi Narain Seth, who lives in Redding, CA, born 10/21/66. E-mail me for my website. 

David Pittman, San Antonio, TX
e-mail address:
Occupation: Paralegal Analyst with the U.S. Government
My wife of almost 38 years (8/21/65-8/3/03) passed away August 3. I have two daughters.

Carolyn Pool Riley, 6666Jjefferson, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-982-0876
Occupation:  Nurse's aide
Married, three girls:  Laura 1/18/64; Karen 9/26/68; Brandi 5/20/75; stepdaughter, Mona 9/22/75.  Three grandkids:  Chase 6/20/90, Jenna 12/5/97, Caitleigh 8/6/98.

Charlotte Poole Dickerson, 1100 Eden Dr., Longview, TX 75605
e-mail address:
Phone number: 903-758-4745
O ccupation: Algebra instructor /math tutor
Married 36 years to James of Longview, TX, now deceased. No children, 1 cat. In my spare time, I enjoy quilting, reading, and traveling.

Paula Purkey Peete 
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 281-556-1762
Occupation:  Merrill Lynch-client associate
Daughter, Ashley, 10/01/74, Son, Wade, 8/25/77. Recently divorced. Living in Houston for past 29 years.

Roy O. Ramke, Jr., 3148 Canterbury Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number: 409-727-7515
Occupation: Electrician 

Jan Reaves Hunt, 8790 N. Garden Dr., Beaumont, TX 77705
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-727-3623
Occupation: Retired
Married to Carl Hunt; Son - Mike Glaze; Son - Jeff Glaze; Stepdaughter - Tania Fowler' Stepson - David Hunt; 4 grandsons; 3 granddaughters
Updated: 10/1/12

Jerry Reeves, 18 Vintage Court, Las Vegas, NV 89113
e-mail address:
Phone number: 702 873 4914; Home fax: 702 873 4661
Occupation: Physician (pediatric hematologist-oncologist), President of an online health decision support service for consumers ( Married for 34 years to Alice Williams Reeves of Caldwell, Idaho. Children: Robin, 31, married, school teacher; and Natalie, 28, married, physician. I retired from Air Force in 1988, then Sr. V.P. and Chief Medical Officer of Sierra Health Services then of Humana Inc. President of WorldDoc Inc. past 3 years.

Glenda Rials Murphy, Beaumont, TX 77706
e-mail address:  
Occupation:  Marketing Rep
Married Tom Murphy. Children Scott Sory, Baytown, Malana Hearn, Beaumont. Five grandchildren.

Lona Ricks Tramonte, 4117 Mary Ann Ln., Lake Charles, LA 70605
e-mail address:
Phone number: 337-478-5301
Occupation: Retired nurse
Married to Joseph Tramonte. We have 7 children between us and 16 grandchildren.

Patricia Rowley Forster, 6380 Dave, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-962-5440
Occupation: Retired
Married to Charles "Bubba" Forster for 25 years. Between us, we have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. We retired in 2002, bought 2 motorcylces, and are doing a lot of riding and raising money for children's charities through the 2 motorcycle clubs we belong to.

Janice Roy McCutcheon, 507 Mazur, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number: 409-722-7877
Occupation: Homemaker
Married Herky McCutcheon; 2 children: Denise, Class of '83, and Darren, Class of '87.

Dan T. Ryder, 713 Westbury, Orange, TX 77630
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-883-0447
Occupation: Retired 
Retired in 1998 after 33 years with DuPont. Married a West Orange Chief (Sue - Class of '69) five years ago and acquired two daughters as part of the bargain. Between getting my Coast Guard Captain's license and supporting the grandparents, I don't know how I had time to  work a regular job.

Kenneth R. Savage, 3207 Edgewood Ln, Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone number: 936-564-1021
Occupation:  MRI Technologist - Nacogdoches Medical Center (semi-retired)
Married 1980 to Diane - 2 daughters, Kheena (Savage) Pineda & Joy (Savage) Fyffe; 1 stepdaughter, Dee Dee (Damon) Yelverton (PNG 1980). Also have 2 grandsons, James & Cameron Pineda.
Updated: 2/20/12

Richard C. Scott, 13120 Walnut Lake Road, Houston, TX 77065
e-mail address:
Phone number: 281-469-2850
Occupation: Professional Civil Engineer
Retired with 20+ years service from the City of Houston as Technical Director/City Engineer in 1998. Currently employed by Harris County Flood Control District. Married for 10 years to Hilda Garza also a professional civil engineer. Five children: Jessica, deceased 1986; Sarah, 27; Tommi Jo, 15; Emily, 13; Johnathan 8 and one grandchild Hannah, 10.

Dianne Sheppard Doyle, 4611 Graves, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-962-4386, cell 409-527-0606
Occupation: Retired 6/1/08 as Secretary at Valero Refinery
Married: Mike Doyle from TJ (42 years)
Children: Michael Doyle (PN-G Athlete-Class of 92) and Carey-Colleen (PN-G Cheerleader-Class of 96). Three grandsons - Jarod Patrick (Class of 2017), Jacob Dean (Class of 2018), and Jaxon Kane (Class of 2025)
I also train little girls for beauty pageants, which is fun. Mike and I are both retired now.
Updated: 1/13/09

Suzanne Spiers Johnson, 30115 Eric, Magnolia, TX 77355
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 281-356-6269
Occupation:  Cost Accountant
Married with 2 grown sons and 5 grandchildren. Lived in the Houston area for 30 years

Gloria Standley Martin, 4810 Foster Avenue, Groves, TX 77619
Occupation: Administrative Assistant 

John W. Terrell, 5211 Brigitte, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 409-962-2534
Occupation:  Process Coordinator - Atofina, Pt. Arthur
Married to Sharon Warner Terrell (Class 65) Son-Tad Terrell B/D 9/1/69 (class of 87) Daughter-Tina Terrell Simmons B/D 10/24/72 (class of 91) 4 grandsons

Portia Tipps Kinney, Houston, TX
e-mail address:
Occupation: Interior designer
Married to Dale Kinney. Three children and four grandchildren.
Updated: 12/10/10

Charles Trahan, 6301 Captiol, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-963-1071
Occupation: Retired Principal
Married to Marlyn Todd Trahan. Son: Ryan Trahan

Ralph Trahan, 2825 Call St. Vidor, TX 77662
e-mail address:
Occupation: Motiva Enterprises: Maintenance

Married to Margaret Smith for 39 years.Have two boys Byron,32 and Jeffery Scott 28.
Two grandchildren Colton 5years old,Caitlyn 2 1/2 years old and another due in July.

Gayle Venable Conwell, 213 East First, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number: 724-2956
Occupation:  Housewife
I married Dr. Kent Conwell, Director of Career and Technology Education, PN-G ISD,in 1972. We have two children, Susan (class of 1992) and Amy (class of 1995). 

Ronald L. Vincent, 19711 Highdale Ct., Humble, TX 77346
e-mail address: 
Phone number: 281-812-1860
Occupation:  Technical Support Specialist with Xerox. Been with them for 30 years.
Married to Patricia Ann Halbert from Nederland since 5/3/68. Two Children: Brandy 6/23/73 and Brian 8//7/76.

Donna Waddill Goodwin, P.O. Box 303458, Austin, TX 78703-0058
e-mail address:
Phone number: 512-465-1069
Occupation: Vice President Human Resources, Texas Hospital Association, author and watercolor artist
Married 41 years to Charles R. Goodwin, 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
Updated: 12/11/07

Rose Walker Pelt, 3455 Exeter Ave.,  Baker, LA 70714
Occupation:  Hospital clerk (admitting)
Two children, two grandchildren

Charlie D. Wallace, 4200 Grant St., Groves, TX
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-962-1438
Occupation: Director of Alternative Education Center
Married to Bonnie K. Miller, Class of '62 

Larry Walsh (spelled Wash in 1963), 116 Pin Oak Dr., Buda, TX 78610
e-mail address:
Phone number: 512-922-4253
Occupation: Retired Insurance Adjuster
Married Kris Conley from French High School 1983. One daughter and three grandchildren from a previous marriage.
Updated: 9/5/08

Phyllis Welch Hebert, 4533 Albatross Dr., Seabrook, TX 77586
e-mail address:
Phone number: 281-851-57655 (cell)
Updated: 5/4/11

Susan Weldon Dirr, 1990 Hwy. 88 West, West Jefferson, NC 28694
e-mail address:
Phone number:  336-246-4030
Occupation:  Owner of High Country Greenhouses and part-time Speech Pathologst.
2 sons:  Eugene, age 30 and Eric, age 28.  No grandkids yet.  Enjoy growing perenials, herbs, and hydroponic tomatoes.

Sandra Wilkinson Conn, 420 Norwalk Lane, Beaumont, TX 77707
e-mail address:
Phone number:  409-866-7097
Occupation:  Retired from GSU/Entergy in 2003

Married:  Charles H. Conn. Two sons: Jeffery W. Laird (Sarah Neville, daughters Margaret - 2004. Julia - 2006, son, Wade - 2008)  Charles H Conn (divorced, daughter Jorie Rae - 2003).
Updated: 3/27/11

Janie B. Wilson, 55 Parkland St., Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address:
Phone number: 409-790-3736
Occupation: Retired
Children: Judy Alvarado Brodeur (PNG '85) and Joseph Anthony Alvarado (PNG '88) Grandchildren: Kyle Brodeur, Stone Brodeur, Alyssa Brodeur, Kaleena Alvarado, Sabrina Alvarado
Updated: 4/27/12

Mike Young, 1202 Silverway, San Antonio, TX 78251
e-mail address:
Phone number: 210-684-2467
Occupation: Research Assistant, Space Science and Engineering division, Southwest Research Institute.
I build and test scientific instruments for space research. My work is out of this world (-:
Married since April, 1967. Two sons. One is single, lives in Michigan and is in computer work. The other is married and is a San Antonio firefighter. No grandkids (as of October, 2002).

Mike E. Youngblood, Port Neches, TX 77651
Occupation:  Electrical Foreman, Fina

Deceased: Wayne Roy Adams, Tommy Bailey, Rita Broussard, Pamela Collins, Phillip Cook, Carol Davis, Billy Dean, Charlotte Doty, Julia Dullin, Wayne Hebert, Tommy Jordan, Joan Leatherwood, Herman LeDoux, Rusty Lee, Mike Munlin, Joseph Pousson, James Riker, Gary Shillings, Teddy Tauzin, Marsha Thaggard, George Thomas, Alton Ray Toups, David Vandevander, Myrna Whitman, Randy Wistner