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Published by and for the employees
of ADAMS-MILLIS CORPORATION in
High Point, Kernersville, and Tryon,
North Carolina. Produced in the Dup
licating Department of ADAMS-MILLIS
Plant No. 1 - Helen Mason, Lela Rus
sell, Mary Maske, Rochelle McAr
thur, Ernestine Noble, Katie Saun
ders, and Virginia Wood.
Plant No. 2 - Ethel Fitts, Ethel Carden,
and Margye Martin.
Plant No. 3 - Mary Ellen Koonts.
Plant No. 4 - Minnie C. Nelson, Jean
Iris Smith, Ruth Hayes, and C. W.
Plant No. 7 - Etta S. Kapp, Marjorie
Chilton, Margaret Fulp, Blanche
Jackson, Viola Jones, Eva Jones,
Nannie Smith, and Louise Tuttle.
Plant No. 8 - Ann Fisher, and Sybil Po-
Machine Shop - E. Verne Snotherly.
Office - Fay Cheek and Frances Smith.
Composing Staff - Chas. Deviney, Jr.,
Addline Hill, and Ruth Ellington
turned to High Point Hosiery Mill (now
part of Adams-Millis) in February of
1917 and had been with our company con
tinuously since then.
In January of 1921, Mr. Woollen
was asked to go to Kernersville as su
perintendent of Kernersville Knitting
Company, which had been closed. He
accepted the offer and supervised the
re-opening of the plant there. He re
mained in that capacity for over 34 years
until his death.
Mr. and Mrs. Woollen moved to
Kernersville in 1921 where they became
an integral part of the community. They
moved back to High Point in 1929. Mr.
Woollen was active in the community life
of both High Point and Kernersville.
Always considerate of each and
every employee, Mr. Woollen was held
in high esteem and respect. His friendly
and understanding personality permeat
ed his daily work with others.
All of us share with Mrs. Woollen
and their children the keen loss of a
VOL. XII November-December NO. 5
To Junius Wesley Woollen, whose
unselfish and untiring service with
Adams-Millis Corporation for nearly
half a century was ended October 23,
1955, this issue of the AMCO NEWS is
dedicated. Mr. Woollen died following
a brief illness. Although he had suffer
ed with asthma for several years, his
death was unexpected.
June Woollen started to work with
High Point Hosiery Mill as a young man
in his early teens. After a few years
of working in the boarding room on
English Street in High Point, he left for
a short while to work in the car shops
in High Point and Philadelphia. He re-
MAE SHEFFIELD DIES
AFTER LONG ILLINESS
Mrs. Mae A. Sheffield, inspector.
Plant #4, died on October 21, 1955,
following an illness of four months'
Mrs. Sheffield came to work at
Adams-Millis in 1935, and had been
continuously employed until October of
which time it became necessary
for her to retire due to ill health.
Having lived in and around Colfax
for many years, Mrs. Sheffield wilt
longbe remembered for her generosity
and her visits to those who were ill.
She is survived by two daughters,
Mrs. Maxine Ballard of Colfax and Mrs.
Leola Richardson of Elizabeth City; and
one son, Bernie Sheffield of High Point.