Smithfield Foods employees celebrated the Tar Heel facility’s 25th anniversary on Saturday, Oct.28. Employees who have worked at Tar Heel all 25 years were a part of the celebration. Tar Heel is the largest pork processing plant in the world. Located just south of Fayetteville on 888 acres, Tar Heel processes more than 30,000 hogs per day and produces fresh pork products for customers worldwide.
25-year employees present:
Lee Cone, Roger Coleman, Roy Faison, James Allen, David Pope, William Jessup, Frank Flores, Tom Staggs, Ray Krause, Raymond Smith, James Burns, Randy Prevatte, Edward Gore, Charles Lloyd, Tim Hilbourn, Casper Williams, Geraldine Ellison, Teresa Kinlaw, Janine Melvin, Wilma Lloyd, Pam Britt, Pam Buck, Jacqueline Hursey, Patricia Hunt, Hilton Monroe, Ronald Locklear, Alice Blocker , Patricia McClain, Jack Godbold, Sandy Raynor, Annette McKenzie, Sylvia Hill, Selena Blount, Amy Melvin, Brenda Carper, Sandra Mathews, Julia Grimes and Johnny Wilson.
Employees unable to attend were Kenneth Buck, Anderson Riggins, Archie Council, Dennis Murphy, Celenie Jessup and Pearlie Lloyd.