The Caromount News
People You Know
Mrs. Mamie Bryant Taylor is
a weaver in the Caromount Weav
ing Department where she has been
employed intermittently since
about July, 1931.
Mrs. Taylor is a native of Nash
County. She was born July 24,
1906 the fifth of the eight chil
dren of the late Martha Ellen
Batten Bryant and Robert Lee
Bryant. She attended schools in
Nash County and was married No
vember 12, 1929 to the late Paul
Allen Taylor who was employed
at Caromount until his death.
Mrs. Taylor has two children:
Mrs. Velma Lee Taylor Burnette,
age 18 years, and Allan Leo Tay
lor, 14 years old.
Mrs. Taylor worked at Rocky
Mount Mills for two years before
coming to Caromount; and she
has been here ever since.
Mrs. Taylor and her children
live at 612 Paul Street in Rocky
Mount. She is an enthusiastic gar
dener, and each year she cans
about a hundred quarts of fruits
and vegetables. She usually has a
good supply of collards, turnip
salad, tomatoes, okra, Irish pota
toes, corn, beans, etc. in season.
She now has turnip salad and col
lards and is getting ready for
In addition to her gardening
Mamie is well known for her han
diwork and needlework. She makes
quite a number of toys from rem
nants of Blumenthal fabrics. Her
teddy bears, sleeping dogs, scot-
ties and pink elephants have been
very popular as children’s presents.
Much of her fancy sewing, knitted
baby garments, and crocheted
mats and hats were on display at
the mill picnic last summer.
Mrs. Taylor is a member of the
North Rocky Mount Baptist
Mrs. Clara Harlow received a
long distance (really long) tele
phone call from her brother, Cur
tis Everette in Japan recently.
Clara was at work when the call
came, and wasn’t able to hear
from the Dispatch office, so she
had the call transferred to her
home so that her husband talked
with Curtis. He was in Japan for a
few days and called her before re
turning to'Korea for duty.
Mrs. Everette, Clara’s mother
is recuperating nicely at her daugh
ter’s, Mrs. Nick Nickolson, in Ra
Mrs. Gertrude Rowe, first shift,
visited her sons, Willie Ray Priv-
ette and Rayford Privette of Fay
We wish to extend our sympathy
to Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Walker at
the death of their grandmother,
Mrs. Sid Brown, February 13.
Mrs. Samantha McLamb has
been very ill with virus pneumonia.
We hope she will soon be able to
return to work.
Couldn’t Make lit
The snow and extremely cold
weather prevented Knox Ellis and
his family from visiting his daugh
ter, Mrs. Doris Barkley in Newton,
N. C. recently.
Honorel At Party
On February 3, Mrs. Alma Lan
caster gave a party at the Caro
mount Field House honoring Mrs.
Marion Ellis Rivenbark who has
left the Company. There were
about 20 guests present and Mrs.
Rivenbark received many lovely
and useful gifts.
There were games and contests
after which refreshments of sand
wiches, cakes, and coca colas were
Mrs. Ruth Taylor was hospital
ized for several days for treat
ments to some infected glands on
her neck. Ruth has been bothered
with the infection for some time.
Take Basic Training
Joe and Bill Sexton, twin sons
of Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Sexton of
Rocky Mount are taking their
basic training in Lackland, Texas.
They left Rocky Mount, February
10, 1951. Joe is a former employee
of the Dyehouse.
Little Miss Mary Leigh Dickens,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Leigh Dickens celebrated her
eighth birthday February 4, 1951.
In Florence, S. C.
Mrs. Vivian Hodges and her
husband drove to Florence, S. C.
Our Service Men
CARLTON gray THOMPSON WILLIAM JOSEPH MEHLE
OLIVER K. WILLIAMS, JR.
JIM ERVIN JENKINS
William Joseph “Billy” Mehle (top left) and Carlton Gray
“Cotty” Thompson (top right) of tlie Caromount Engineer
ing Department decided to take a 4 year tour of duty with the
Navy in preference to the Army. They left Caromount February
9, 1951, expecting their Navy call any day.
Oliver Kenneth Williams, Jr., (bottom left) of the l^'inishing
Department reported for induction from Nash County into the
United States Army, Tuesday, February 13, 1931,
Jim Ervin Jenkins (bottom right) of the Final Examining
Department was inducted in the United SLites Army in the last
Edgecombe County quota. He last worked February 16, 1951.
Mrs. Evelyn Carroll is back at
work again after an illness of two
Woodrow Shearin has just pur
chased a 1951 Buick Automobile.
Walter Greenman is the most
popular man around town now.
His new television set, of course.
Walt says they surely do have a
lot of snow on television programs
these days. That is mostly what he
recently to visit relatives there.
We are glad to learn that Mrs,
James Bone is improving after an
All Night Singing
Mrs. Deanie Stancil attended
the all night singing at Winston
Salem last month. This was “Wally
Fowlers” Gospel and Spiritual
Singers, from Nashville, Tennessee.
Deanie went with some friends,
and they stayed until 12:45 A. M-
The only regret they had was that
they could not stay until it was
Change Of Address
Pvt. Gerald R. Frye A. F. 14373935
3456 Student Training Sqdn.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Bast: