Oldest Woman

  • Meet Jeralean Talley, the world's second oldest person who turns 115 on May 30 May 24, 2014

    A Detroit-area woman, a member of a select group of the living to have been born in the 19th century, is celebrating a birthday on Friday. Her 115th. Jeralean Talley, who was born May 23, 1899, went fishing last year and still gets around on her own with the help of...
  • Snapshot: Meet the world's oldest woman on her birthday March 6, 2013

    She was all smiles as she celebrated her 115th birthday at a nursing home in Osaka city of Japan. Misao Okawa, world's oldest woman, turned 115 on 5 March and celebrated it with her proud family members which included children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Speaking to the press in Japan,...
  • Japanese woman, 114, named world's oldest woman February 27, 2013

    Osaka: A 114-year-old Japanese woman, the daughter of a kimono maker, has been recognised as the world's oldest woman. Misao Okawa said today that she was "very happy" to receive the recognition and a certificate from Guinness World Records. Asked for her secret for longevity she said it was to "watch...
  • World's oldest woman dies at 115 January 13, 2013

    Tokya: A Japanese official says a woman in his town near Tokyo who became world's oldest living female in December, 2012 has died at 115. Koto Okubo died on Saturday at a nursing home in Kawasaki City, according to city official Mitsuhiro Kozuka. He said her relatives declined to release...
  • 115-year-old woman dies, was world's oldest person December 18, 2012

    Des Moines: A 115-year-old Iowa woman has died less than two weeks after inheriting the title of world's oldest person, her family said on Monday. Dina Manfredini, who lived at the Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, died on Monday morning, according to her granddaughter Lori Logli. Logli would not elaborate...
  • US: 116-yr-old woman, listed as 'world's oldest' dies December 5, 2012

    Monroe: The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died on Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. Besse Cooper died peacefully on Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta. Cooper said his mother had been...
  • World's oldest woman dies at 115 in Texas February 1, 2011

    New York: The world's oldest woman has died in Texas aged 115, the US media reported. Eunice Sanborn, who held the title of world's oldest person for less than three months after the death of Eugenie Blanchard, a nun from the French West Indies in November 2010, died yesterday morning, the...
  • 103-year-old woman beats cancer; ready to walk on August 26, 2009

    Mumbai: A 103-year old Mumbai woman underwent surgery to weed out a cancerous growth in her breasts. Spots and wrinkles may cover her face but centenarian Sagar Bai Bakshi's spirit lies unblemished. The grand old lady is possibly one of the oldest people to undergo surgery for breast cancer. After...
  • Orissa's oldest woman Fulla dead November 19, 2006

    Kendrapada (Orissa): Fulla Nayak said to be one of the oldest women in India, died at her home in Orissa, her family said. CNN-IBN first reported about Fulla who was 120 years old. A resident of Kanarpur village in the coastal district of Kendrapada, she died of old age complications on...
  • Oldest lady in Orissa is 'Fulla' life November 16, 2006

    Kendrapara (Orissa): Fulla Nayak, who lives in Karapur village, Orissa, is said to be 120 years old and still going strong. Fulla is said to be the oldest resident of her village and perhaps even the oldest woman in the world but that doesn't stop her from enjoying a quiet...
  • World's oldest woman is dead August 28, 2006

    Quito (Ecuador): Maria Esther de Capovilla, believed to be the world's oldest person, died at 116 on Sunday, her granddaughter said. Catherine Capovilla, 46, a property manager and real estate agent in Miami, said Capovilla died Sunday at 3 am local time in a hospital in the coastal city of Guayaquil. She...