CLASS OFFICERS

President Shaun Davis
Vice President Reed Miller
Secretary Jan Murphy
Treasurer Sharon Trimble
Reporter Holly Rich

To the future we hold the key, Senior Class of 73"

Class Song: "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"

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


Suzanne Adams, 9002 Tami Renee Lane, Houston, TX 77040
e-mail address:  suzanne.adams@fmcti.com
Occupation:  Corporate Paralegal at FMC Technologies, Inc.
Updated: 1/6/09

Kathy Arpin, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: K_Arpin@yahoo.com
Occupation: Laboratory/Industrial Hygeine Technician Lyondell Chemicals Beaumont
I've lived in Groves all my life and spend a lot of time with family or at the camp at Toledo Bend. My daughter, Alaina (PNG 1998), is married and lives in Keller, TX with my 4 yr old grandson Gage.
Updated: 9/17/07

Glenda Ash Manuel, 20 Clark Ford Rd., Heron, MT 59844
e-mail address: leunameg@yahoo.com
Phone number: 406-847-0810
Occupation: Retired
Was married to P. Ronnie Manuel for 26 years until he passed. We have 5 children between us.
Updated: 3/21/12

Nelda (Verlene) Bailey Buchanan
Occupation: Retired Teacher at Port Neches-Groves ISD
Husband Jeff Buchanan
Updated: 8/14/11

Freddie M. Bayer, 1310 Sutters Way, Mesquite, TX 75181
e-mail address: fbayer6854@cs.com 
Occupation:  Project Manager

Sue Benton Cappadonna
Occupation: Secretary to the Asst. Supt. of Administrative Services, PNGISD
Two children: Josh Davis (class of '94) and Jana Davis (class of '99)

Jeffery L. Bergeron, 2524 Merriman, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: JPRISSY2424@AOL.COM 
Phone number:  409-722-6647
Occupation:  General Contractor
I am married to Prissy Simon Bergeron and have two children, Jeff and Tana.  Jeff is a junior at PN-GHS and is currently playing football.  Tana graduated from Texas A&M.

Vicki Meents - Victoria Beryl Allen, 710-I Country Place Dr., Houston, TX 77079
e-mail address: vallen1@gmail.com
Occupation: Office & HR Manager, Benchmark Oil & Gas Co. (Operator of a small oil field in Orange, TX).
I've lived in Houston for the last 25 years, now single (divorced twice), 2 boys and a foster son; 2 granddaughters all living in Houston.
Update: 8/12/09

Ruby Betencourt Morgan, Rt. 1 Box 32M, Call, TX 75933
e-mail address: jrm1977@earthlink.net
Occupation: Administrative Assistant
I have two children.

Stacy Blanchard Oliver, 22014 Oakington, Katy, TX
e-mail address:  bootscoco@email.msn.com
Occupation:  Banking 

Wanda Block Savoie, Beaumont, TX
Occupation:  Asst Manager Longfellow Apts
One son Joseph (Joey) Ray Savoie age 11. 

Robert D. Bond, 1350 Roberts Rd., Jacksonville , FL 32259
e-mail address: robertconniebond@gmail.com
Phone number: 904-287-4569
Occupation:  Surgical Registered Nurse
Updated: 7/23/12

Margo Boudreaux Henderson, P.O. Box 501 China, TX
Phone number: 409-752-5369
e-mail address: margocaye@yahoo.com
Updated: 3/21/12

David Bouillon, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: dbouillo@trimac.com 
Phone number: 409-893-2357
Occupation:  Transportation Director
Married Cheryl Davis from Beaumont. She is in sales for KTFA/KOLE radio station in Beaumont. Color announcer for PN-G football games on KOLE 1340am. Can also hear games on Teamradio.com. Children are all grown and still living in Calif. Daphne is attending Lamar.

Pamela Bourgeois DeKerlegand, 6700 Terrell, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: danpam1@ih2000.net 
Phone number: 409-962-2041
Occupation:  Multi-Dutied Associate of Market Basket 
I met Daniel, my husband, (Class of '71) in 1978 and married in '81. We have 2 girls. Dana (Class of 2001) and Amy (class of 2004) are both involved in band. I cannot read a note! I am so very proud of them. We Bleed Purple!  Daniel's brothers and my brothers and sisters have all graduated from PNG. I have worked for Market Basket off and on since 1978. I enjoy seeing fellow NDNs. I am currently at Hughes on 365. Daniel is an insulator with Asbestos Local #22. 

Johnna Bourbon Cormier, 4045 Linkwood Dr #316, Houston, TX 77025
e-mail address:  Johnna4700@yahoo.com
Phone number:  832-519-9839 and my cell is 409-626-2897
Occupation:  Office manager at Robert W. Young & Associates
We have three sons:  Cory (Class of '97), Cody (Class of '01), and Clint (Class of '06).  Married Larry Cormier, Class of '72 in 1973.  Larry and I are the proud grandparents of CJ (November 2001), twins, Hunter and Emma (April 2005), and Tyler (Nov 2006)
Updated: 1/14/07

Emma Boyd Walker, RR3 Box 1476, Woodville, TX 75979
Phone number: 409-429-3902
Occupation:  Special Education Teacher in Silsbee, Tx. 
B.S. (Lamar Univ.) I am married to Robert Walker (Class of 73) and have three children. 

Steve  Broussard, 4437 Sherylwood Crt., Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: stevieb4@swbell.net 
Phone number: 409-722-4518
Occupation:  Instrument/Ananlyzer Tech - Premcor Refining

John D. Brown, Rt 2, Box K308, Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone number:  409-796-1138
Occupation:  Chevron Oil Corp.
Faleasha Brown 11/8/78, Ginger Brown 2/18/82, Dustin Brown 7/13/83.
Married 8/27/77 to Jana Sheffield Brown who coaches and teaches at PNGHS.

Jeffrey Lynne Buchanan
Occupation:  Estimator/Brick Contractor 
Wife: Verlene Buchanan
Updated: 8/14/11

James M. Cain, 13241 Enchanted Court, Willis, TX 77378
Occupation: Owner, KXI Inspection
Status: Married with two children; one boy and one girl!

Dana Calamia Graham, Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address:  bojo@ih2000.net
Occupation:  Associate Court Administrator (Justice Court Pct. 8, Jefferson County, TX)
I have been employed with Jefferson County for 18 years and married to Bo Graham for 15 years, who is a Maintenance Supervisor at Premcor. I have two step-sons, Greg (10/27/71), who is employed at Bayer in Orange, Texas and Gary (11/1/77), who has been attending Lamar University for the past 3 years. I have one daughter-in-law who is employed as a Pre-K teacher at Orangefield Elem. Our hobbies include deer hunting, camping and traveling.

Patricia Casey Shoemate, P.O. Box 741, Edna, TX 77957
e-mail address: pshoeaggie@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 361-782-5728
Occupation:  High School Math Teacher
Husband: Robert Shoemate; Children: Deanna 01/15/83; David 11/20/86

Rosemary Castillo Mathis, Beaumont, TX

Sharon Champagne Johnson, 1812 Coral Cove, Whitehouse, TX 75791
e-mail address:  PeaPicker@aol.com
Phone number:  903-839-0408
Occupation:  Homemaker/Bookstore Partner
Amber Sheppard 6/1/75 

Bob Cholette, 2705 Ridgewood Lane, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: bcholete@msn.com
Phone: 409-724-0256 or 713-783-0930
Occupation: Financial Analyst for Shell Pipeline
I live in Nederland and my poor kids actually graduated from there, but I still bleed purple.

Nick J. Cimino, Jr.
e-mail address: robbnixx@yahoo
Occupation: Antique store and restoration business in Houston

Steven L. Clark
e-mail address: clarksl@starent.com 
Phone number: 409-729-3777
Occupation:  Operator @ Motiva Enterprise 
Married with three sons Daniel, Kevin (US Marine) and Chad Sophomore Nederland HS. (yeah I know)

Gary L. Cliett, 5840 Monroe, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address:  getthenet4@aol.com
Phone number:  409-962-1706
Occupation:  DuPont-DCS Instructor, Primerica-Personal Financial Analyst
Married Evanna Simoneaux (Class of '74) in 1974.  Three children:  Amber 7/17/74; Blake 11/28/76, Paige 9/28/83. 

Elena Collier Schmitt, 6270 Jenny Lane, Lumberton, TX 77657
e-mail address: manifan13@aol.com
Phone number: 409-751-5665
Occupation:  Copywriter
Updated: 3/21/12

Danny (Dan) Cooley
e-mail address: dan@hfdc.net
I left Port Neches in 77/78 and never looked back. I live in Houston now. I own my own business and doing well. I have 4 sons, 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter. It's been a long time since I've communicated with anyone from my home town, I hope all is well and everyone is safe.
Updated: 2/22/06

Michael E. Creel, 2511 Nottingham, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: creelme@aol.com
Phone number: 409-962-9766
Occupation: Instrument/Electrician at DuPont, Beaumont
Married to Vickie Lynn Woods. Son: Kristopher M. Creel, 17 years. 

Sheryl Cropper Jackson, 4831 Sue Avenue, Groves, TX 77619
Phone number: 409-963-2176
Married to Dale Jackson Jr. c/o '74. We have three children, Maygon 3-30-76, Diek 11-29-80, and Asylin 11-14-82. Maygon and our son-in-law Jason Brack have our first grandbaby on the way, due April 2005. Diek is getting married July 2005 and we are excited about our future daughter-in-law Jesilla Bailey. We enjoy travel and vacationing with our family.

Gay Davis Gideon, Orange, TX
e-mail address: GNANACAL@AOL.COM 
Occupation:  Bookkeeper
Married mother of three:  Bret 10/12/74, Melissa 7/20/77, Caitlin 12/28/89.  Grandmother of two.

Jeffery P. Daigle, 1001 Eddie Lane, Redfield, AR 72132
e-mail address:  condutorpaul@yahoo.com
Phone number:  501-397-2523
Occupation:  Railroad
Married to Kathy, two kids:  Nicole 9/21/82 and Jeff 12/30/84.

Richard (Kooter) Davis, Kerrville, TX
e-mail address:  kooter46@msn.com
Phone number:  512-258-7541
Occupation: Manger for a super market chain here in Kerrville
Single, two daughters, Crystal and Carlee.  Granddaughter, Madison. 

Steve DeBlanc, 1909 Toler Trail, Garland, TX 75043
e-mail: steve.31@netzero.net
Phone: 972-303-4021
Occupation: Retired
Married to Valerie Nau from Nederland for 18 years. Have a 15 year old son and a 13 year old daughter. Spend most of my time with my wife and children, and hunting and fishing

Vicki Decuir Scalph, P.O. Box 69, Jasper, AR 72641
e-mail address: grandmav98@hotmail.com 
Phone number: 870-446-5052
I have 2 daughters Crystal 2/21/76 and Carlee
10/19/87. I also have a 21-month old granddaughter
plus another one on the way!!!

Dannie Dement, 8509 CR 589, Nevada, TX 75173
e-mail address: dannie.dement@avispl.com
Occupation: Sr. Project Manager for AVISPL, Dallas
I am married to my beautiful wife, Sandy D. Dement, and have 4 children. Cordell (deceased). Shelby, and twin stepsons Dustin and Justin. Shelby is a sophomore at Community HS. Dustin and Justin both are grown and out on their own. I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the 40th Year Class Reunion.
Updated: 10/5/13

Steven F. Dengler, 1625 Quail Run, Beaumont, TX 77705
e-mail address: sdengler@eonet.net
Phone number:  409-796-2910
Occupation:  Sr. Vehicle Mechanic for FedEx (14 yrs.)
Still married to my sweetheart, Debbie Neeb and we just celebrated our 26th year anniversary. We have 2 beautiful daughters: Charisse (Class of '99) and Brianne (Class of '02).  We love to ride our jet skis and relax at our camp at Rayburn 100.

Charles E. Dollins, 5980 Chisholm Trail, Beaumont, TX 77708
e-mail address:  chazdee@ijntb.net
Phone number:  409-898-0498
Occupation:  Substance abuse counselor supervisor TDCJ-ID LeBlanc Unit
Divorced, 20 years freedom from alcohol and drugs, two children, Chad 8/26/82 and Elizabeth 11/14/90. 

Darlene Duke Dawson, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address:  dd54@aol.com 
Occupation:  RN
Husband, Kyle (TJ '71);  son, Brian at SFTA; son, Michael at Lamar; daugther at Central JH

Ronald J. Elizondo, 4710 76th Street, Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address:  Relizondo2@gt.rr.com
Phone number:  409-722-8506
Occupation:  Operating Engineer at Motiva Enterprises at a Power Station
Married Paula Broussard, Class of '75. Been together since 9-13-75.  We have two great kids (boy and girl) both honor students.  Eric graduated from University of St. THomas in Houston and is employed at NASA as an Administration Asst. Tessa is attending Texas A&M as an accounting major. She hopes to graduate a year early (9/2000).
Updated: 9/30/08

Connie D. Emerson Eades
e-mail address: wheades@bellsouth.net
Occupation: Banking, now housewife
Graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1978. Worked in Banking and then FDIC-Liquidation investigating bank failures during the late 80's-early 90's. Moved to Shreveport in '93 where we are still living. I have been married to Hunter for 14 years. We have 5 children. My daughter is a sophomore at Louisiana Tech majoring in Psychology. Stepson is a 2005 senior at Southwood HS, Stepdaughter is a college freshman in Texas. And I have a 13 yr. old boy and 10 yr old girl. All are on the honor roll (How'd THAT happen?). Just found this site March 6, 2005, but it looks like it's been out there for a few years!

Brad J. Fells, 604 S. 16th St., Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: BFELLS@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-727-0690
Occupation:  Manager, Swicegood Music/Musician
Married with children.

Jon Buck Ford, Rt. 1 Box 374, Blanco, TX 78606
e-mail address: fordbc@moment.net
Phone number:  830-833-5953
Occupation: Principal, Blanco Middle School
We moved to the Hill Country in 1997. We love it here. Wanda Carole's a hospice nurse. Our three kids--Christy, Lew, and Shelby--are doing well. I'm not getting into specifics with them, however, because it seems to change so frequently. You can catch them at their own websites. We are up here in the Hill Country, and I am always happy to hear from any former Indians. Drop me an e-mail at fordbc@moment.net  and check out my PN-G football website!

Brenda Freeman Shearin, 18 Silverleaf, Orange, TX 77630
Occupation: Sales Consultant, Texas Tile, Beaumont, TX
Married: Tim Shearin, Class of '73
Children: Lee-20 and Amber-18

David Roger Galloway, Deceased June 25, 2014 

Becky Gassiott Blanchet, 3018 40th Street, Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address: bbb@ijntb.net 
Occupation:  Material Manager
3 children and 6 grandchildren

Cathy Gibbs Brenner, 7102 Tickner, Houston, TX 77055
e-mail address: cathybrenner@msn.com 
Phone number: 713-686-1627

Kelton G. Glasscock, 6410 Old Chocolate Bayou Road, Manvel, TX 77578
e-mail address: kelton1@sbcglobal.net or kelton.glasscock@dnbnor.no
Phone number: 713-715-8003 (Cell)
Occupation:  Senior Vice President, Energy Americas, DnB NOR Bank USA Houston Representative Office
Divorced. One son, Kelton, Jr. 04/19/88
Updated: 9/14/09  

Rodney M. Greer, 4820 Verda Lane N.E., Keizer, OR 97303
e-mail address: cmoncarrie@collegeclub.com 
Phone number: 503-393-3812
Occupation:  Ministry
I joined the Navy during Vietnam Era and did not graduate though this was my class. One daughter, Carrie Lynn Greer, 8/19/1982 a freshman at Azuza Pacific. Served in Vietnam, attended Purdue University, married and divorced twice, lived in California and Oregon 22 years. Still in touch with Pete LaBauve. Still in love with Jesus, Apostolic Pentecostal, Holy Ghost filled. Practicing for Preaching. Run G.H.O.S.T., a non-profit youth rehabilitation organization. Get Hooked On Spiritual Truth, Get Hooked On Jesus 

Pamela Griffin Macon
e-mail address: grumpie1954@aol.com
Occupation: Radiologic Technologist at Christus St. Mary
I married Clint Macon, TJ class of '72, 32 years ago.  We have three children Chris, Brad, and Lindsey.  We have five grandchildren with two more on the way. 

Debbie Guidry Bryant, 721 Little Jeff, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: DBBMW00@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-727-7976
Occupation:  2nd Grade Teacher at Ridgewood Elem. PN-GISD
Married to Greg Bryant (Class of 1969)

Steve Hamilton, 2706 Ridgewood Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: shamilton@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-721-6757
Occupation: Civil Engineer
Married to Lori Locke since 1976. Two sons: 3/31/82 & 7/8/87. 

Pam Hinman Boivie, 3311 SW HK Dogden Loop Apt. 249, Temple, TX 76502
e-mail address: pamboivie@hotmail.com
Phone number: 254-778-5409
Occupation: Retired elementary teacher; currently secretary at The Vine Church of Christ in Temple
Divorced. Children: Drew 9/10/82 and Blair 12/10/85
Updated: 10/3/16 

Therese Hollier Philpot, 2236 Wembley Wood Lane, Bedford, TX 76022
e-mail address: theresephilpot@yahoo.com
Occupation: Employee Programs Specialist at Bell Helicopter – retirement in 2010
Prior Occupation: 15 years at AA as Manager of American Airlines C. R. Smith Musuem Gift Shop – early retirement in 2010
Parents of Beautiful daughter, Tiffany Monique. Married July, 2007, parents to son Jackson in May, 2008.
For 10 years we owned 2 Tiffany Hallmarks in Lake Worth and The Colony from 1983 to 1994 while our daughter Tiffany was from age 1 to 10.
Husband M. Tim Philpot – CEO for twenty years of Tarrant County Hospital District (John Peter Smith Hospital) from 1975 to 1995. Currently owner of Preservation Financial LLC, with a Masters in Business Administration and a CPA, his office helps with families plan their 529 plan, IRA’s and many other choices for the future. We very proud Grandparents to Jackson Cooper Carreker born May 28, 2008.
Updated: 3/30/09

Norma Holmes Palomo, deceased
Updated: 11/9/12

Billy G. Hopkins, 3200 Taft Ave., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: Billy_G_Hopkins@email.mobil.com 
Phone number: 409-962-3265
Occupation:  Operator Exxon Mobil

Tyler B. Hopper, 19102 Heather Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78258
e-mail address: thopper@swbell.net 
Phone number: 210-495-9539
Occupation:  Regional Manager-Systems Operations (Hekimian Laboratories)
Married to Linda Cavin of San Antonio since 11/28/80. Daughter Susan Colleen (6/15/73) and Nicole Desiree (1/27/86). I spend work time traveling and fooling with more technology than I care to. For balance we go out to the Hill Country woods and fish, cook over a fire, and just sit around. No pagers, no cell phones, no laptops. Just us and the Big Dog.

Bonnie Hunt Duck, 725 Vantage Point, Hemphill, TX 75948
e-mail address:bduck53@att.net
Phone number: 409-787-2077
Occupation: Retired from the U.S. Coast Guard
Married to Dwight Duck since June 1972. Two children: Simon - Indian Spirit 1993 - married January Bass in 2005 and parents to Isabella and Kainan born October 2009, and Elizabeth - band and twirler 1997 - married to Brett in 2001 and parents to Faith born September 2002 and Christian born March 2006.
Updated: 9/16/13

Terry Jones Ferrell, 4508 Pinemont, Orange, TX 77632
e-mail address:  tcf73@hotmail.com 
Phone number:  409-882-0604
Occupation:  Science Teacher--Orangefield Jr. High
I am married to Mark Ferrell (c/o '69). We have two daughters, Amber (11/12/80) & Amy (1/6/85).

Kathy Kelley Manganice, 6557 Jefferson, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: donman@pernet.net 
Occupation:  Secretary
I am married and have two daughter, Lisa Manganice 08/03/81, graduated from PN-G '99, Angela Manganice 05/17/83, at present Junior at PN-G. 

Karen Kirk Williams, Niceville, FL 
e-mail address: karensabu@home.com 
Occupation:  Full time mom and volunteer; Advertising background
Married Charlie Williams (PNG '72) in 1984. We have one son, Taylor (8-24-89), and live in the Destin, Florida area. Most of our free time seems to be spent on the bay and gulf now. We love it here, but still visit our old PNG stomping grounds as often as possible.

Pierre (Pete) A. LaBauve, 670 N.W. Martingale Road, Prineville, OR 97754-9185
e-mail address: taxman3@crestviewcable.com
Phone number: 541-447-6365
Occupation:  Owner LaBauve & Associates (accounting firm)
Married 25 years to Sandi McClain. 3 children, 2 grandchildren and a 3rd on the way! Spent 20 years in California then moved to the mountains of Oregon. Active in St. Josephs Catholic Church, the St. Vincent de Paul Society & Knights of Columbus.

Sharon Ladd Morgan, 2224-11th St., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: kalm2224@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-724-1419
Occupation: Retired Registered Nurse
After graduation, I attended Lamar and received my degree in 1976. Married Frank Morgan (Nederland class of '70) in '77. We have 4 children, Michael 4-21-76 (My step-son), Krystal (10-7-79), April (4-6-82), and Laurel (9-28-88). Since Frank grew up in Nederland and I grew up in Groves, I compromised, and we bought in Port Neches. We have one grandson, Michael. 

Mark D. Landrum, 3500 View St., Fort Worth, TX 76103
e-mail address:  lumpe1@aol.com
Phone number:  817-535-7801
Occupation:  Happily retired

Cindi Landry Degeyter 205 Tiger Lily Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address: Degeyter@SBCGlobal.net
Occupation: Retired Language Arts teacher at Port Neches Middle School
I have been married to Harvey Degeyter, PNG class of 1966, since May 31, 1975. We have two grown children. Greg, 4/8/76, graduated from law school 5/19/2007. Kari is married and a teacher at Mauriceville Elementary. We have one grandchild, Holden, born 3/10/2005
Updated 05/22/07

Joe A. Landry, 4406 Stallion Dr., Orange, TX 77632
e-mail address: coonak@yahoo.com
Occupation: Operations Specialist
Still married to Bonnie. Two children: Jared is attending Paris JC on a baseball scholarship. Alicia is a freshman at LCMHS.  

Danny Laughlin, 6441 Adams, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: loner19532004@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-626-4441
Updated: 3/24/08

Shally Laurents Hollier, 4668 McKinley Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: caphollier@aol.com
Phone number: 409-963-3338 and cell phone 409-749-9955
After living in Bridge City for 25 years, we have moved back to "The Groves." I have two grown daughters Monica and Melissa. God has also blessed me (so far) with two grandsons B.J. and Barrett. Life is great being a "Me Me."
Updated: 7/24/07

Melvin Lawson, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: popslawson@yahoo.com
Occupation: Operator for the City of Groves
Married to Rachel Monceaux Lawson since 1980. We have four daughters.
Updated: 3/21/12

Terry W. LeBlanc, 1415 Dallas St., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  twl55@swbell.net 
Phone number:  409-727-2069
Occupation:  Lab Tech @ Huntsman Chemical, Port Arthur.  I work part-time teaching High Angle and Confined Space Rescue for the ROCO Corporation in Baton Rouge, LA.
Married to Sheila White.  Sons are Ryan (6/17/76) Class of '94 and Reed (12/18/78) Class of 97.  We have two dogs, Callie and Kooter.

Reggie LeBleu, 4745 Ridgewood Ave., Port Arthur, TX
e-mail address:  mailforreggie55@yahoo.com
Phone number:  409-504-4545
Occupation:  Retired from U.S. Postal Service in 2008, taking "fun" classes at Lamar and doing volunteer work with kids. I have one son-Casey.
Updated: 8/10/11

Theresa Lee Burnett
Occupation: Registered Nurse

Lyn C. Lege, 126 S Shore Dr. Villa 54, Destin, FL 32541
e-mail address: Leggy@aol.com
Phone number: 850-650-2970
Occupation: Banker

Roxanne Liepke Fry, Groves, TX
e-mail address: cfry@gt.rr.com
Occupation: BSN-Registered Nurse
Married to Charles “Eddy” Fry-(PNG-1971). Children: Charles “Eddy” Fry-(PNG-1998, BS-Southwest Texas State University-San Marcos-2003, MS-University of Incarnate Word-San Antonio-2006). Rachel E. Fry-(PNG-2001, BS-Texas State University-San Marcos-2004, MS-Texas State University-San Marcos-2006)
Updated: 2/22/07

Donnie A. Little, 758 Morningview Lane, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: dlittle@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-726-8099
Occupation: Project Engineer

Lila Long Pond, 850 Baker, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: longpond@swbell.net 
Phone number: 409-721-9788
Occupation:  Professional Mom
Graduated from Lamar Univ. '78...BBA in Marketing. Married to Paul Pond since 12/76. We have 8 children...6 lovely daughters and 2 wonderful sons. At this point there are 8 grandchildren and the potential of many to come. 

Randy L. Lovelace, 2320 11th St., Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  lovelaceinsurance@sbcgobal.net
Phone number:  409-721-6433
Occupation:  Co-owner of Paragon Independent Insurance Agencies, Inc with offices in Plano, Tx and Nederland, Tx.
Married to my wife Joy (dance teacher) for 21 years.  Have a fantastic daughter (Lori Gayle) born 1/9/80, class of '98.  She is teaching 2nd grade in the Aldine school district in Houston, Tx. I rarely hear or see anyone from school so please send me an email.

Clara Marceaux Eads, 8225 Webb Lane, Beaumont, TX 77706-3155
e-mail address: j.eads@worldnet.att.net 
Phone number: 409-866-9265
Occupation:  Data conversion operator

Terri Martin Ferrier, 72 Lee St., Victoria, TX 77905
e-mail address: terriferrier@suddenlink.net
Phone number:  361-676-3938
Occupation:  Owner/Groomer @ Doggie Detailers Grooming Salon.
Married Rex Ferrier in June, 1976.  Have 2 children:  Rex Allen, Jr., and Marisa Lynne as well as 1 granddaughter and 3 grandsons.
Updated: 12/9/11

Bettye McCollum Schmidt, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: schmidt85@earthlink.net 

Stephen J. McGraw, PO Box 2037, Woodville, TX 75979
Occupation:  Self-employed

Cathy M. Mendoza
Occupation: Teacher/Coach at PNMS

Nolan Miller, 730 Montgomery, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  gpbmt@swbell.net
Phone number:  409-727-4832
Occupation:  Pension Consultant
Still married to Becky Wright.  
Updated: 4/7/09

Reed Miller, 7476 Roard Road, Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone number: 409-794-2144
Occupation:  Pipefitter - Huntsman
Married to Dianne (Terrell) Miller 25 yrs. on 4/5/00.  Have 3 sons:  Justin, Logan, and Michael.

David G. Mire, 11103 Spear Oak Cove, Austin, TX 78759
e-mail address: DGMIRE@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 512-258-4434
Occupation:  I manage the custom home division of David Weekley Homes in Central Texas
I met my wife, Lisa Erben, while at Sam Houston State University.  We have two children.  Ashley is a senior at Westwood High School and Ty is a freshman there.  They have both been very active in sports and other activities all along the way.  They're doing well in the classroom, too.  Lisa has been a stay-at-home mom for most of the time.  She has done some preschool teaching at our church.  Otherwise, I'm still an Indian, through and through!

Paula Moss Powers, 715 Avenue B, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: johnnypaula9@gmail.com
Married 40+ years. Have two boys: Blake (married Jessica Jaetzold) and Brent (Married Natalie Hearn) and three grandchildren.
Updated: 4/27/15

Walt Moss, 12896 Meadview Way, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
e-mail address:  waltmoss@comcast.net
Occupation:  Video Prod / 3D Animation
Married Kim Ledet, Class of '75. 3 kids: Vanessa b. 1978, Jessica b. 1983, Joey (Walt III) b. 1984. 

Lonnie W. Murphy, Fannett, TX 77705
e-mail address:  murfdasurf_2000@yahoo.com 
Phone number: 409-794-2855
Occupation:  Self-employed contractor
Happily married for 23 yrs. to Barbara Dupuis class of 76. 3 kids, daughter Daisy 21 yrs. now doing student teaching at PNG, son Lonnie Jr. 19 yrs. member of the US Coast Guard., and Alex 17 yrs. senior and class pres. at Hamshire Fannett high school. Life has been great. I am truly Blessed!

Gary W. Myers, 670 Meadowgreen, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: garywmyers@worldnet.att
Phone number: 409-724-2092
Occupation: Chemical Engineer (Utilities Supervisor for Bayer Rubber in Orange)
Children: Jamie Marie Myers 11/29/82 and Christopher Gary  Myers 8/6/86

Ronnie Nero 1421 Eugene St. Pt. Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: rnero@sbcglobal.net
Occupation Market Basket Produce Manager since 1976
Married 6-17-86 to Carla Lambert Nero (PNG'76). One son Trent Nero 11-09-9.
One daughter Breanne Nero 10-6-92. Two stepdaughters Christy Lee PNG '97 daughter of Larry Lee (PNG'74) Texas A&M graduate 5-02 4th grade teacher at Cy-Fair in Houston Horne Elem. Jennifer Lee PNG'99 daughter of Larry Lee (PNG'74) Lamar University Bmt. student prospective graduate 2004. Active member of Freedom Christian Fellowship - Monty Hank awesome pastor.

Terry J. Nicotre, 5211 Frances Ct., Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: tnicotre@gt.rr.com
Phone number: 409-962-7398
Occupation: Head Operator, Chevron Chemical, Port Arthur Plant

Brenda Owen Crain
e-mail address: brencrain49@wmconnect
Phone number: 409-727-0188
Occupation: Teacher

Terry A. Pedigo, passed away January 23, 2000 from a massive heart attack. Terry's wife's email address is: dkpedigo@earthlink.net Terry & Debbie's children are LeAnne 11/81, Tyler 11/82, and Chase 4/86

Linda Peyton-Caluette, Austin, TX 78704
e-mail address: caluette@mail.utexas.edu
Phone number:  512-441-7926
Occupation: The University of Texas
2 daughters, one attends college and the other is a senior in high school
Updated: 4/12/06

Melanie Pierce Lovelace, 536 Smith Avenue, Pasadena, TX 77504
e-mail address:  lovelacm@kornferry.com
Phone number:  713-944-2072
Occupation:  Administrative Assistant - Korn/Ferry International
Married to John M. Lovelace

Charles W. Pitts, 1740 Inwood Blvd., Garland, TX 75042
e-mail address:  grlnd_tx@hotmail.com
Phone number:  972-487-1622
Occupation:  Distribution clerk for the USPS
I have one son, Jeremy, born 7/28/86.

Libby Porter Fields, 3164 Andes, Port Neches, TX 77651
Phone number:  409-727-4622
Occupation:  Public Relations/Training & Development - First Bank & Trust
DWF looking for WR(Rich)M. HaHa!  Single mom.  One daughter born 3/88.   Enjoy golf, dancing.

Elizabeth Powers Carson, 2100 Memorial Blvd., Kerrville, TX 78028
e-mail address:  lcarson@schreiner.edu
Occupation:  Database Administrator - Schreiner College
Married to John Carson, son Jeremy 1/6/91 

Paige Prejean Callaway, 2221 Canal Ave, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: plouise73@gt.rr.com
Occupation:
None
Married to Robert Callaway (NHS 74) for 20 years (1983). He is a materials manager with Entergy in Beaumont. We have one son Aaron 1/20/92, I enjoy the beach, being outside working in the year, growing flowers, and antique shopping.
Updated 5/26/11

Barbara S. Price
e-mail address:  www.barbsnydr@aol.com 

Harold l. Reeves
Occupation:  Sales rep. 

Holly Rich Hinds, 2842 Reynolds Port Neches,TX 77651
e-mail address: holly@gt.rr.com or Holly.hinds@coldwellbanker.com
Phone number: 409-724-2910
Occupation: Realtor since 1988 with Coldwell Banker Southern Homes. Married to Micki Hinds ('72) for 35 years. Two sons: Shane Hinds (PNG 1998) & Chase (PNG 2001)
Update: 9/16/09

Donna Richard DeLong, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: dodelo33@yahoo.com
Phone number: 409-962-3768
Married to my husband, Keyth, since 2002. The kids (3) are grown and gone. We spend our time remodeling the house. We think it's fun. E-mail me!
Updated: 7/10/08

Scott Richard
e-mail address:  scott.laughlinrichard@gmail.com
Occupation:  Computer Graphics
After bumming around for 20 years as a rock and roll guitarist, I finally settled down and now have 2 daughters and a grand-daughter.  I have been living in Iowa for over 20 years now.  Please feel free to e-mail me and say hi! 
Updated: 11/14/06

Pam Richeson Bradley
e-mail address: bradpam@att.net
Occupation: RN since 1977, ICU x 20 years. Now work as Case Manager for Aetna Health Insurance with ExxonMobil members
Updated: 3/16/10

LeRae Rogers LaVergne, 6240 Coolidge, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: ler0998@aol.com 
Occupation:  Medical Technologist
Ryan 12/14/77, Amanda 03/16/82, Alissa 11/26/85
Updated: 3/21/12

Tim Shearin, 18 Silverleaf, Orange, TX 77630
Occupation: Texaco, Port Neches
Married: Brenda Freeman Shearin, Class of '73
Children: Lee-20 and Amber-18

Dale Simmons, Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address: SIMSIM4@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-735-6374
Occupation:  Operator at Clark Refinery, Port Arthur, TX
I am married to Denise Simoneaux Simmons formerly of Orange and have 2 children:  Jeremy 4/4/78 who is in the Marine Corps and Chase 9/16/86 who attends Bridge City Jr. HS.

David Simonak, Southlake, TX
e-mail address: docdws@aol.com

Occupation: Physician, Sports Medicine/Family Practice
Married Cathlynn in 1980. Three sons: RYAN 7/12/1982. Attends Rice University, Pre-Med and plays football, wide receiver, BRADY 3/22/1985 Senior Southlake Carrol High, and REESE 7/22/1991. I have a busy practice but make a lot of time to be very involved in my boys' academics and athletics. I have been team doctor for several high schools, currently Southlake Carrol (PN-G's old nemesis, Todd Dodge, is our head coach!). We enjoy hunting in Texas/Colorado, fishing in Alaska. My wife and I mix our time between Rice football and Southlake football games in the fall.

Butch Simpson, 19855 Cypresswood Dale, Spring, TX 77373
e-mail address: simpsbw@hotmail.com
Phone number: 281-288-3006
Occupation: Materials Data Analyst for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Headquarters in The Woodlands.
Married to Cheryl Tompkins since 2/14/76. Three girls, Ashli 8/28/79, Randi 8/18/82, and Darci 4/16/84. We have twin grandchildren, Cason and Mackenli, by Randi and her husband Chris Block.
Updated: 6/4/07

Steve A. Sims, 1606 Diamond Brook, Houston, TX 77062
e-mail address: ssims@corporatemontage.com
Occupation: Sales Manager
I graduated from Lamar in 1976 and moved to Houston. I have lived in the Clear Lake area since 1983. I have worked in the computer and software business for 25 years. I have been married to my lovely wife, Lissette, for almost 14 years. We have two handsome boys, Stephen, 10 and Christopher, 6. I hope to see some of you at the next class reunion

Homer Smith
e-mail address: sshomer54@aol.com
Occupation: Retired from Valero in Port Arthur after 32 years Married to Jan Jolly of Beaumont for 35 years. One daughter, Katie, who got her Masters from A&M.
Updated: 1/7/14

Jodi Smith Goodell, 147 N. Concord Forest Circle, The Woodlands, TX 77381
e-mail address: jogoodell@houston.rr.com
Phone number: 936-273-6895
Occupation: Domestic Goddess
I have 1 husband, Richard, 1 daughter, Aimee - 12 years old, and 1 little dinky dog named "Dinky". Hobbies: Who has time when you have a 12 year old daughter!
Updated: 7/3/07

Terry Smith Root, 4525 Cleveland, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: terroot@swbell.net
Occupation: Music Teacher...PNGISD; Taft Elementary
Married Glenn Root (Class of '72). Brian 2/12/80; Aaron 8/18/82 

Vicki Smith Townley, 5899 W Jefferson #126, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: victown12@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-963-0425
Occupation:  TX Teller Balancing-Southtrust Bank 
One son, Kyle (PNG '99), attending Golf Academy of the South, Orlando  

Mary (Diana) Sparks Bowman, Bridge City, TX 77611
e-mail address: fonkus99@aol.com 
Occupation:  Housewife
I have been happily married to Dave Bowman (TJ '67)for 25 years. I have a step-son and two daughters. My step-son, David is married and has two daughters. My oldest daughter, Erica, who is married and is attending Lamar Beaumont. She has one son. My daughter, Tracy, is married and is working full-time. I have three grandchildren and we spoil them rotten! We have been living in Bridge City for 8 years. The girls have graduated and married and they moved to Groves, so at least my grandchildren can be INDIANS! I hope everyone has been doing great. I would love to hear from you.

Randy Speed, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address: wrs1215@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-722-9582 

Nathan Sprinkle, 4225 FM 1004 W, Kirbyville, TX 75956
e-mail address: country_aggie77@yahoo.com
Occupation: Control Operation Supervisor -- Entergy Corp. Sabine Power Plant Bridge City, TX
Two Children -- Sharisa 8/79 (Graduate of SFASU - Teacher in Math Hardin Jr High & persuing Masters in Education from University of Pheonix) & Jonathan 8/82 (Graduate of Lamar University - LVN in Galveston/Texas City & persuing RN & Nurse Practitioner @ UTMB Galveston) // Both of my children are married. Two Registered Chocolate Labs (male & female). Divorced and enjoying life to it's fullest // Scoutmaster of a Boy Scout Troop in Buna & also Cub Master of a Cub Scout Pack in Buna. Owner / Operator of a 45 acre farm with cattle and baying & selling hay on the side

Carl D. Stanley, 8785 E. Boley Ln., Silsbee, TX 77656
e-mail address: SBIGDADDYDOUG@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-386-1609
Occupation:  Retired Construction

John Startz, 6112 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77005
e-mail address: jstartz@mac.com
Phone number: 713-667-6262
Occupation: Petroleum Landman
Marion Startz (12/26/85); William Startz (02/01/89) 

Rodney Taylor, P.O. Box 201391, Austin, TX 78720
e-mail address:centexhl@sbcglobal.net
Occupation:  Centex Health & Life - insurance broker
I have to 2 children - Jamie, 4/15/81, she graduated last year from Round Rock Westwood High School, and Brian, 11/3/85, is a freshman at Westwood
Updated: 3/21/12

Judy Tenner Cooper, 715 S. 9th Street, Nederland, TX 77627
e-mail address:  dimundj@aol.com
Phone number: 409-724-1473
Occupation: Buyer for Super K-Mart 

Dianne M M Terrell Miller, Beaumont, TX 77705
e-mail address: miller2469@att.net 
Occupation:  Psychiatric R.N Fannin Pavillion, Beaumont 

Rickey Thibodeaux, 6745 Capitol St. Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: rjtwrite@pnx.com
Phone number: 409-962-1734
Occupation Operations trainer Motiva Enterprises. Write a weekly humor column for Port Arthur News and have been published in several Hearst Publication magazines.
Happily married since 1980 to Becky Rather (PN-G 1976). One son Collin (3-7-86) who will graduate in 2004. Love life and especially enjoy jumping on my Harley and letting the breeze blow across my scalp.

Carol Thompson Guidry, 734 Sierra, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address: OMLBEER@AOL.COM 
Phone number: 409-727-8285
Occupation:  Teacher at Ridgewood Elem. PN-GISD
Married to Bubbie Guidry and have 3 children: Erich, Sommer, and Brady Guidry

Jocelyn Townley Locke, 207 Box Elder Dr., Magnolia, TX 77354
e-mail address: jtlocke4@yahoo.com
Husband is Billy Locke (TJ '70); we have 2 children: Andrea and Jeremy.
Updated: 3/21/12

Shelley L. Vandegrift, Dallas, TX 75209
Occupation:  Vice President for an international internet firm
Updated: 4/1/10

Paul W. Vincent, 12820 Tanoak Lane, Beaumont, TX 77713
e-mail address:  PVette74@aol.com
Phone number:  409-753-3956
Occupation:  Equipment operator
Wife-Pam Vincent, Daughter-Shayla 10/19/84.  Son-Brandon 6/9/88, Son-Joshua 6/4/92. 

Robert D. Walker, RR3 Box 1476, Woodville, TX 75979
e-mail address: Rodrwa@aol.com 
Phone number: 409-429-3902
Occupation:  Buckner Star Caseworker-Tyler County Co./Minister
Buckner Star Caseworker-Tyler Co.
Baptist Minister-Married to Emma Boyd Walker (class of 73) for 24 years. Bachelor of Social Work from Lamar Univ. 3 children-Bobby 12-25-76 (U.S. Navy), Adam 1-22-79 (Lamar Univ.), Amber 3-4-81(Sam Houston State Univ.) 

Jim Weghorst, 5521 Canyon Rd. #1223, Benbrook, TX 76126
e-mail address: jimweghorst@yahoo.com
Occupation: Heritage National Bank
Updated: 4/4/12

Susan Wiedenhoff McAdams
e-mail address:  SusMac2848@aol.com
Occupation:  Teacher for Hamshire-Fannett ISD
Married to Robert McAdams.  Daughter--Tabitha, A&M Class '96 and son--Jonathon, A&M Class '98.

Suzanne Willingham Reed, P.O. Box 1522, Bandera, TX 78003
Phone number: 830-688-0111
e-mail address:  reed_susanne@sbcglobal.net
Occupation:  Owner-Steel Plus, Bandera, TX. We also provide day hunts for whitetails, axis and other exotics on our ranch.
Husband:  Eldon Reed.  Two sons:  Wesley Henry 11/10/77, Brandon Henry 8/18/79. Two stepdaughters:  Sherie Reed 10/9/79, Alicia Reed 3/25/82. Two Granddaughters, 3 grandsons and one more on the way.
Updated: 10/10/07

Terry Wilson, 3142 Birchwood Triangle Port Arthur, TX 77642
e-mail address:  tpwilson1@sbcglobal.net
Occupation:  Huntsman Corporation
I am a Operations Coordinator I've been married to the same woman (Patti) for 32 years. We have 2 children Burke (5/25/81) a Graduate of Texas A&M and Bryant (7/27/83) a Graduate of Texas State University. We have two grand children (girls).
Updated: 12/19/07

Debbie Wimberly Hayes, 3003 Taft, Groves, TX 77619
e-mail address: countryfri3175@aol.com 
Occupation: Owner of Country Friends Craft Mall in Groves
Married to David for 25 years, an electrician working offshore.  Children:  Josh 10/15/75 is employed in Beaumont, graduated from UT in Austin, Jenny 10/12/78 is an education major at Lamar Beaumont and will graduate next December.

Becky Wright Miller, 730 Montgomery, Port Neches, TX 77651
e-mail address:  beckybear77@swbell.net
Phone number:  409-727-4832
Occupation:  Office Manager
Three daughters:  Kathleen, Virginia, and Rebecca; married classmate, Nolan Miller.
Updated: 4/7/09

Tim Zerangue, 158 Baldwin Court, Newnan, GA 30263
e-mail address: tzerangue54@yahoo.com

Occupation: Transportation Manager/Royal Food Service
My wife, Shannon, and I have three children between us. Jarrod (30), Kristina (28), and Philip (24). We also have one granddaughter (Nola) who is 3 years old.
Updated: 4/4/12

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