Pauline Barbara Willson, 91, of Forest, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at The Summit in Lynchburg. Born in Rutland, Vermont on April 28, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Richard P. Upton and Cornelia Ida Carto Upton. In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, James Willson; her daughter Donna Boeye; and a grandson, Kenneth Boeye. Pauline moved from New Jersey in 1988 to Forest and later to The Summit, where she resided until her passing. Pauline was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church. Pauline is survived by a son, Lee Willson of Hansville, WA; a son-in-law, Andy Boeye; eight grandchildren; eighteen great-great grandchildren; seven great-great-great grandchildren; and many wonderful friends and neighbors, including Richard and Charlene Poole. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Bethany United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Tom Thomas officiating. To send condolences online, please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 540.586.3443.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013