King Gemini XXIX Herb Doughty

King Gemini XXIX, Herb Doughty, was raised in a small rural town in central Louisiana. He earned a Baccalaureate Degree in Marketing and Business while attending Louisiana Tech University.

After college Herb moved to Shreveport and began acareer in banking. He has served on the board of the local Red Cross, Treasurer of the Independence Bowl, President of American Institute of Banking and taught Junior Achievement. Herb is currently the Vice Presidentof the Member Business Services for Carter FederalCredit Union.

In his free time he enjoys boating, tennis and golf.

Herb has two sons he is very proud of and three wonderful grandkids.

He has been a member of the Krewe of Gemini for 14 years and loved the great friendships that have been made over these years. He has served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors, has been float lieutenant, and was Duke of Texas Gemini XXI. He looks forward to serving as King XXIX and representing the best Krewe in town!

Queen Gemini XXIX Sue Cooksey

Queen Gemini XXIX, Sue Cooksey, was born and raised in DeRidder, Louisiana. Armed with a Masters in Education, Sue was a dedicated teacher in the Caddo Parish public school system for 30 years, until her retirement in 2017.

Sue as been an active participant of the Krewe of Gemini since she joined in 1997. She has been a Float Lieutenant, served on various committees, and is currently serving as Member-At-Large on Gemini’s Board of Directors. Sue has made many long-lasting and cherished friendships over the years.

Traveling, reading, and being a devoted LSU Tiger and New Orleans Saints fan are Sue’s favorites pass times.  She has been married to the love of her life and her college sweetheart, Sam, for 47 years and has three children and five grandchildren.

Sue is deeply honored to have been chosen to serve as Queen Gemini XXIX. She is eager to represent the Kreweof Gemini as a goodwill ambassador in the community.  And with the opportunity to serve as your Queen, Sue will always adhere to this year’s Gemini Royalty motto and remain ‘Forever XXIX’!

Laissez Les Bon Temp Roulez!!