Pauline Williams Brust Wilson (1915-2001)
Pauline was a life long resident of the Northwest Arkansas area. Born in Garfield, marrying and having three children, Romona Chapman of Texas, Barbara Fleeman and Jerry Brust of Rogers. She was divorced in 1942 and remained a single parent until 1949. She had only an elementary education and there were no support groups then. She worked in a doctor’s office part time and as a waitress to support herself and her children. She also did seamstress work and made most of their clothes. When she met and married Francis Wilson, she was then able to be a stay-at-home mom. She continued to do sewing to supplement their income. Pauline died October 1, 2001. Both Francis and Pauline often made themselves available to others in times of need.