Nov 282008

Edna Parker, who became the world’s oldest person more than a year ago, has died at the age of 115 years and 220 days. She died on 26 November at a nursing home in Shelbyville.


She outlived two sons and had 5 grandchildren who gave her 13 great-grandchildren and 13 more great-great-grandchildren. She used to tell that the secret behind her longevity was “more education”. It is also told that she has never drank alcohol and didn’t try tobacco.(Yahoo)

Now, Maria de Jesus of Portugal, born on Sept. 10, 1893, is the world’s oldest living person.

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