Mr. and Mrs. John Rouyea celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
John and Dolly (Babin) Rouyea of St.Amant were honored with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration Nov. 23, 2008 at the home of Lisa and Rickey Melancon.

John and Dolly (Babin) Rouyea of St.Amant were honored with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration Nov. 23, 2008 at the home of Lisa and Rickey Melancon.

The couple was married Oct. 25, 1958 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Some 75 guests attended the Sunday afternoon celebration. The couple enjoyed visiting with their friends of many, many years and their family. Participants were treated to gumbo, chicken and dumpling, along with other dishes. For the celebration a cake was designed by Ambrosia Bakery.

Hosting this celebration were their children and spouses, Brad and Mandi Rouyea and Lisa and Rickey Melancon.

The couple has 10 grandchildren, D’Nea Rouyea and fiancé Juston Millet, Kayne Rouyea and Jessica Moran, Landon and Judd Rouyea, Chase and Lindsey Melancon, Garett and Leslie Melancon, Kayla and Ben Bates, Bryce and Claire Gautreau; three-step grandchildren, Ryan and Brandi Melancon and Sarah Bates; and three great-grandchildren, Karysn Melancon, Kinsey Melancon and Landon Gautreau.