CLIPPS, Ida Mae Pleasant

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Last Name
 
CLIPPS
Given Names
 
Ida Mae Pleasant
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
12/4/1917
Age at Death
 
60
Place of Birth
 
Cuero, Texas
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/26/1977
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California 94117
Residence (JT)
 
Dorm 5
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
janitor (PT occupation record); farmer (2nd PT occupation record); home gardening, blanket making (LJ memo)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
Government Income
 
SSA (JT), SSI, DIB
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“Ida Mae Clipps helped at Frankie Grigsby's concession stand in the lounge/greeting area of the San Francisco Temple that sold ham, turnip greens and corn bread -- beyond delicious, habit-forming. I and many others put aside a couple dollars of our $8 monthly allowances for at least one splurge at her stand. I have earlier memories are of staying at her house in San Francisco on Saturday nights, in the years before we bought the SF Temple. Ida Mae came to Jonestown alone, unaccompanied by any of her relatives. RIP, sweet sister. You are forever remembered and missed, by more than just me, I'm sure. ” - Kathryn Barbour

“She is the only daughter of Bennie Pleasant (Taft,Tx), her brothers are Clemon White (Taft,Tx), Leroy Pleasant Sr. (Corpus Christi, Tx), Samuel Pleasant (Austin, Tx) and Ernest Pleasant (Taft,Tx). Nieces and nephews Burda Jewel-daughter Resa (Samuel), Barbara-sons Michael & Enos (Clemon), Shirley-children-Lenard, Wanda & Michael (Leroy Sr.), Leroy Jr.-children- Roy & Anita (Leroy Sr.), Morris-children-Shakira & Kelly (Leroy Sr.), Vickie-children- Rachelle & Tyrone (Leroy Sr.), Charles-children-Kim, Charles & Benjamin, Linda (Ernest) and many many more great and great great nieces and nephews.” - Anita Pleasant Adams