Porterdale Mill on the Yellow River
NAMED for: Oliver S. Porter, Mill Owner



January 22, 2004

James Virgil Payne born in Porterdale, GA Sept 4th 1932 at #4 Broad St. I departed Porterdale in 1951 joined USAF. I served 20 years in the USAF and another 25 years in USAF Civil Service and retired as GS-12 in 1996. I married a wonderful lady, Amelia L. Payne from San Antonio, Texas in 1955, We have four children, James D. Payne age 48, Shirley Jeanette (Payne) Caisse age 47, Dolores Teresa (Payne) Graham age 45, James V. Payne Jr. age 38. Eight beautiful grand children.  We now live in Castroville, Texas about 16 miles from San Antonio.  My Father was B. E. Payne, Mother was Lelia O. Payne Brothers, Rev, J. T. Payne, William Finney Payne, Billy E. Payne, Sisters Annie Bell (Payne) Reynolds, Willie Mae (Payne) Cole, Emma Grace (Payne) Tankersley. I have always loved Porterdale and miss the good times as a kid and remember a lot of the fine people that lived there. Keep up the good work on the Web I enjoy every bit of it. 


James V. Payne
101 Payne's Haven
Castroville, Texas 78009