By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen
Central Gwinnett High School 50th reunion

The Central Gwinnett High School Class of 1965 recently celebrated their 50th reunion.  On Friday night, May 1, a casual picnic was held at the Highland Creek Subdivision Clubhouse in Monroe. 

Thirty-three classmates attended, along with twenty-three spouses.  The Waffle House catered the event.  
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1st Row: Sue Ann Arnold Burton, Danny Wallace, Ellery Queen, Gay Patterson Stowe, Becky Jo Baggett Torbett, Becky Welch Jimison, Martha Cole Williams, Kay Smith Payne, Vivian Doss Jenkins, Allen Holloway, Gayle Reese Stanton, Janet Samples Cox,  Patricia Price,  Judy Smith Southard ,  Carol Simonton Buffington, Linda Miller McDaniel. 2nd Row:  Ernest Melton, Linda Lovin Hays, John Green, Hill Jordan, Ruth Braselton Morris, Carolyn Knight Berryhill, Linda Lee Davis Berry, Ricky Gaulding, Mike Buffington, Terry Green, Sandra Loggins Rountree, Mary Frances McGaughey Nash, Dare Rigdon Domico, Sylvia Wages Hollums, Marilyn Thompson Parks, Becky Craft Burton, Vinson Wall, Brenda Reynolds Branch, Ben Freeman, Ed Holcombe, Sharyn James Gunter, Richard Gunter, Gary Lockridge, Linda Martin Taylor, Jimmy Pate, Derrell Murphy, Judy Fuqua Stegall, Brenda Kinney Head, Jim Martin. Back Row:  Roy Barrett, Richard Sells, Brent Thomas, Ronnie Simpson, Cecil Lockett, Craig Bowman, Clinton Thompson, Carol Haney Bagwell, Gene Wells, Jim Walker    (not in photo Janice Brown Lee)        

On Saturday evening, a dinner/dance was held at 550 Trackside in Lawrenceville.  Celebrate The Occasion catered the event.  Fifty-eight classmates, along with thirty-three spouses, enjoyed an evening of reminiscing.  Music included the top 25 songs from each of the years we were in high school. The Class of 1966 was invited and there were 21 classmates in attendance.  50th20Reunion201392440

Reunion Picnic. 1st row: Sharyn James Guneter, Brenda Reynolds Branch, Becky Jo Baggett Torbett, Sue Ann Arnold Burton, Sandra Loggins Rountree, Becky Welch Jimison, Kay Smith Payne. 2nd row: Ernest Melton, Richard Gunter, Dare Rigdon Domico, Marilyn Thompson Parks, Judy Fuqua Stegall, Brenda Kinney Head. 3rd row: Gene Wells, Marthagem Whitlock, Richard Sells, Linda Lee Davis Berry, Mike Buffington, Jimmy Pate 4th row:  Ruth Braselton Morris, Brent Thomas, Ricky Gaulding, Ronnie Simpson, Terry Green, Dennis Garner, Ben Freeman, Cecil Locket, Hill Jordan, Danny Wallace, Ellery Queen, Jim Walker. Attending, but not in photo:  Linda Martin Taylor & Gary Lockridge.

A great evening was had by all!  The Reunion Planning Committee was made up of Becky Welch Jimison, Brent Thomas, Ellery Queen, Ernest Melton, Kay Smith Payne, Marilyn Thompson Parks and Richard Sells.