Born to her late parents Ethan and Carrie Brown Pearl was born on December 10, 1921. They raised Pearl along with her siblings Janie Coates, Virginia Kirkland, Melvina Brown, Viola Williams, Robert Williams, Ethan Brown, Douglas Brown all who have surpassed her in death. On July 11, 2021 Pearl took her last breath of life in the comfort of her home.
She married Willie Jerden and they lived together in Woodbridge, Virginia. Together they raised Lee D Jerden who surpassed her in death in 2012.
She worked at Ft. Belvoir Base before she retired to spending time home tending to her family.
She is survived by Doris Jerden (daughter-in-law), 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren and multiple neices nephews and extended family