Former queens of Comus gather for luncheon _lowres

Advocate staff photo by DANIEL ERATH -- Comus Queens. Front Row: Carolyn Crusel Wogan, Mary Wyatt Hines Milano, Joanne Fenner Sullivan, Libby Grace Hoefer, Elizabeth Smart Wooten. 2nd Row: Lyn Howard Anderson, Grace Parker LeCorgne, Alston Montgomery Kerr, Anne Kock Montgomery, Scout Beron, Gladys Gay LeBreton, Nina Walmsley, Cathy Maunsell Posey, Muffin Labouisse Adriance. Back Row: Winkie Sinnott Monsted, Ashby Geary Navarro, Sandy Smither Haygood, Nina Gensler, Dorothy Ball, Ellen Simmons Ball, Helen Nalty Butcher, Virginia Freeman Rowan, Mary Kock Dickson, Anne Kock, Olivia Woollam, Louise McIlhenny, Clara Walmsley

Former queens of the Mistick Krewe of Comus gathered at the St. Charles Avenue home of Mrs. George R. Montgomery, who reigned as Anne Cameron Kock in 1947, for their annual luncheon. The Queen Anne-style residence, also known at the Morris-Downman House, was erected in 1888. Included were Mmes. Kock, Charles N. Monsted III, F. Macnaughton Ball Jr., John H. Kerr III, Kimberlin Price Butcher, John D. Wogan, Hugh C. Riddleberger (Louise McIlhenny), Paul M. Haygood, Edward F. LeBreton Jr. (who, as Gladys Gay, reigned in 1941), Bruce R. Hoefer Jr., John F. Rowan Jr., Alexander C. Navarro, R. Alan Sullivan, Kerry S. Milano, Brooke S. Dickson, Jason W. Adriance, Marshall L. Posey (Catherine “Cathy” Maunsell, the 50th anniversary queen), Harry S. Anderson, Earl R. LeCorgne Jr. and Andrew Wooten.

Also, Dorothy D. Ball, Patricia “Scout” Beron (the 2015 queen), Clara Walmsley, Olivia Woollam, Anne “Nina” Walmsley, Anne S. Kock, and Nina Gensler. The Seva Venet Trio entertained.