On Jan. 16, 1921, a beautiful baby girl named Ida B was born to the Rev. George Pearson and Jessie Pearl McDaniel. She was the second child of the three siblings.
Ida attended Bell Mill School in Doyline. At an early age, she united with St. Mark Baptist Church.
On March 3, 1937, Ida Pearson and Walter Gilbert gave birth to a beautiful daughter whom they named Alice Faye Gilbert.