Rhoda Alice Lyman McBride was born to Francis M. Lyman and Rhoda Ann Taylor on 26 April 1859 in Beaver City, Utah Territory, and grew up in Fillmore, Utah Territory. She married Charles R. McBride on 20 November 1875, and they had fourteen children. They moved to Tooele, Utah Territory, in 1881. Among other callings in the church, she served as president of the Tooele Ward Relief Society. McBride died in Tooele on 3 September 1942.
 “Tooele Relief Societies Entertain Matron,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 11 July 1929, 6; “Mrs. Alice McBride Passes in Death, Funeral Sun, at 3,” Transcript-Bulletin (Tooele, UT), 4 Sept. 1942, ; “Rhoda Alice McBride,” Salt Lake Telegram, 4 Sept. 1942, 23.