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Date Porterdale Mill Osprey Mill Welaunee Mill Remarks
Palmer, Lacy          
Parker, Boyce          
Parker, Red   Winder     Overseer
Parks, Billy          
Parks, Dennis (Slick)          
Parks, Ruby (Bootsie)          
Parr, Volley          
Pasco, Hall "Pad"          
Patterson, Archie          
Patterson, Chester          
Patterson, Eleanor          
Patterson, Fannie          
Patterson, J. B.          
Patterson, Jack          
Patterson, Kate          
Patterson, Lois          
Payne, Ardell     Slubbers    
Payne, Ardell Jr    Over hauler Supervisor Over hauler Supervisor   Over hauler Supervisor  
Payne, B. Ezell     Slubbers    
Payne, Billy 1948-1955     Shipping Clerk  
Payne, Eddie Mae          
Payne, Eva          
Payne, J. T.          
Payne, Leila       ?  
Payne, Mildred   Packer      
Persall, J. W. 1950-1969   Twister   Became disabled.
Picket, Stanley H. 1970's Strech Room      
Pickett, Gertrude          
Pickett, Harold 1950's        
Pilgrim, A. B.         Early 1940's
Piper, Eldred         Worked over 30 yrs
Piper, Mary Grace (Hodges)         Worked over 30 yrs
Mandie Piper unknown        
Roy Piper unknown        
Polson, Frances Hewell          
Pope, Louise Harwell   1930-1940's      
Price, Eliza          
Price, Zeno H.          
Prince, Mary          
Prince, Robert          
Ramey, Charlotte
1965-1966 ?      
Rawls, Alice          
Rawls, Jack          
Riddling, Blondine (Rutledge)          
Rogers, Estelle Bowman          
Rogers, Pedro          
Rutledge, Dean       35 years  I have a certificate of appreciation issued by the Bibb to him on November 11, 1971 for 35 years of unbroken service
Rutledge, Reuben          
Rye, Bud          
Satterfield, Loyce          
Satterfield, Nathaniel          
Savage, Aubrey          
Savage, Dorothy (Beam)          
Savage, Elizabeth (Lizzy) 1920'-1930's Weaver     Had a daughter named Jenny. Moved to Cedartown when Jenny was 5. Lived on 7th St.  in Porterdale.
Savage, Wymond D. 1920'-1930's ?     One of many Bibb employee's that moved to Cedartown, Ga. for higher wages paid by  Goodyear. 
Scarbrough, Brenda          
Scarbrough, Larry          
Seabolt, Lee         Lee worked on the 3rd shift in the Osprey Mill
Seabolt, Bryson 1940's        Bryson was a painter for Bibb
Shaffer, Ruth Hewell          
Sharpton, Aubrey   ?      
Shaw, Laura Frances          
Shaw, M. B. (Bernys)         Overseer
Shaw, Lucille         Worked in the paymasters office.
Shaw, Roscoe          
Shepard, Mary (Baird)          
Singley, Baldy          
Smith, Ann   Winder Room      
Smith, Gibson    Supervisor - Electrician and Machine Shops  Supervisor - Electrician and Machine Shops Supervisor - Electrician and Machine Shops  
Smith, Harvey    Electrician Electrician   Electrician  
Smith, Hazel   Winder Room      
Smith, Jack   Winder Room     Overseer
Smith, James B. (Smitty)       Fixer  
Smith, Marshall         Overseer
Smith, Mary Sprayberry         Weaver - Retired 1972
Smith, Nub   Winder Room      
Snow, B. B.          
Sowell, (Blankenship), Clara      ?    
Sowell, Harvey   ?     Also worked hydro plant & maintained the volunteer fire truck when it was housed behind where Little Henry's is now. 
Sowell, Jimmie          
Sowell, Sam          
Statham, Cora Estelle        ?  
Stevenson, Steve          
Stokes, Terrell          
Stowe, Gary M.         Born 1951, worked there years ago, then got laid off, then went back and is currently employed there,
Sullivan, Howard          
Taunton, Louis   ?      
Thompson, Arietta          
Thompson, Barbara   Winder Room      
Thompson, John R.          
Thompson, John Riley          
Tidwell, Earl      Fixer    
Treadwell, Ruby   Winder Room      
Treadwell, Jessie R. Sr.     Osprey Mill   By: Kay Treadwell Balkey
Treadwell, Jessie R. Jr. (Sonny)     Machine Shop   By: Kay Treadwell Balkey