Justine Brunson celebrates 100th Birthday

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The 100th birthday of Justine Hoyer Brunson was celebrated on June 22 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Oak Grove.

The event was hosted by her two daughters, Cheryl Dixon of Oak Grove and Janis D'Benedetto of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

She was a former Home Economics teacher at Dutchtown and East Ascension High Schools. She was married to the late William C. Brunson, who served as Superintendent of Ascension Parish Schools.

Family members traveled from North Carolina, South Carolina, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi and Colorado for the Joyous occasion.