Wilma’s Cafe, Pearson

Pearson GA Atkinson County Cowboy Cafe Downtown Restaurant Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2014

Though most recently known as the Cowboy Cafe, Shea Browning notes: Most people will remember this as Wilma’s Cafe, the legendary eatery from our small town that began as the 441 Cafe across the railroad tracks before the widening of Hwy 441 took its toll on the old buildings along that strip. If these walls could talk…

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  1. Anyone from Atkinson County knows this was “the place” to eat and get the latest “street news” over several decades (including the old location on Hwy 441 North). As a youngster in the 80s, I remember going with my dad or mom and thinking it was a place out of the movies. “Miss Wilma” was a legend in our town. She passed away in November 2012, just 2 weeks shy of her 100th birthday. She worked in the restaurant well into her 90s.

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