Hester Ford, who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA and is known as the oldest person in the country, died at the age of 116.
It was announced that Ford was born in the county of Lancaster, South Carolina in 1904. US media reported that Ford had 14 children, 48 grandchildren, and a total of 108 children of their grandchildren.
While Ford’s exact age is not known exactly, officials stated that the date of August 15, 1904 was included on the birth certificate of the old woman. The US Gerontology Research Group announced Ford as the oldest person living in the country last year.
He died at home with his loved ones
Ford reportedly died peacefully at his home with his children and grandchildren. On the other hand, it was shared that Hester Ford’s wife, who had been married for 45 years, died in 1963.