Bess and Charles were involved in the Pearson family reunion and homecoming celebration on August 5 and 6, 2017 at Pearson Chapel Church. Bess was in charge of a reunion evening program, Saturday evening, following a big family dinner. They were a part of the homecoming celebration at 11:00 on Sunday morning. This event honored the Spiritual legacy of the Pearson Family. Bess's grandmother, Mattie Pearson, founded the church in 1939. Pictured below is Bess's grandmother and the Pearson Chapel Church of the Nazarene in Houston, Mississippi.