Betty Lou

Betty Lou on the porch of her natal home with grandmother Ethel Leake Scruggs
Following his death in 1905, John Wesley Scruggs’ widow, Ethel, moved from the northeast corner of the Woolen Mills neighborhood to Market Street.
Pictured above, Ethel and her granddaughter, Betty Lou.
Ethel was a weaver at the Woolen Mills. Ethel is buried in Riverview cemetery.
Ethel’s grand-daughter, Betty Lou (above center) was born in 1932, daughter of Lucian and Virginia Hall Scruggs.
Betty Lou attended the Woolen Mills School.
Betty Lou loved her church, her community, her family, her friends and her neighborhood and they loved her.
Betty Lou was solid as a rock, a straight-shooter. She lived in her house for 88 years. Betty Lou died Sunday night.
She will be missed.

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roofers

these roofers started at 0650hrs removing corrugated metal from former fishery building
I have some roof repairs to accomplish today. I am not looking forward to the work. Roofing is dangerous, 4th most dangerous occupation in the US.

Fatal injuries per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers: 51.5
Total fatal injuries: 96
Most common fatal accidents: falls, slips, and trips
Total non-fatal injuries: 2,060
Median annual wage: $39,970
Number of workers: 160,600