Naomi Conner

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Naomi Conner (August 30, 1899[1] – October 18, 2013)[2] was an American supercentenarian who was, at the age of 114 years 49 days, the oldest living person in Texas, the fourth-oldest living person in the United States, and the fifth-oldest living person in the world.[1][3] At the time of her death she was verified as one of 100 oldest people ever.

Conner, known as "Busy,"[4] was born in the East Texas town of Warren, Tyler County, Texas on August 30, 1899.

She was one of eleven children and became the last surviving sibling in December 2010. She lived in McGregor, Texas for 65 years and was a resident at the Westview Manor Nursing Home during the last 10 years of her life.[3] She had three children, seventeen grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Current Validated Living Supercentenarians". Gerontology Research Group. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
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  3. ^ a b c "World’s Fifth Oldest Person Turns 114 In Central Texas". KWTX.com. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  4. ^ "McGregor: Local Woman Celebrates Her 113th Birthday Thursday". KWTX.com. Retrieved 2014-02-02.