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World's Oldest Person - Dies At The Age Of 115

World's Oldest Person, Edna Parker died at the age of 115. She became the oldest person to live, after death of Yone Minagawa in Japan. She was living at a nursing home in Shelbyville. Robert Young, a senior consultant for Guinness Book Of World Records revealed that Edna Parker was 115 Years and 220 days old when she died. She had the honor of having the World Record, since the death of Yone Minagawa in 2007.

She has left behind 2 sons, 5 Grand Children, 13 Great Grand Children and 13 Great Great Grand Children. Her son told, "She was so active, all the time, we used to go up there, and she would be pushing other patients in their wheelchairs."

Mrs. Edna Parket taught in a two room school in Shelby County for several years after graduating from Franklin College in 1911. She wed her childhood sweetheart and neighbor in 1913. As the tradition followed in that era, she left teaching as she got married.

Mrs. Edna Parker was born 2o April 1893, in central Indiana's Morgan County. She became a widow when her husband, Mr. Earl Parker died of a heart attack in the year 1939. Since then she had been living alone till the age of 100, and later she moved to her son's place and then to the nursing home.

Mrs. Edna Parker had always emphasised people on "more education". Whomever came to visit her, she had always motivated people of studying rather then secrets of living a long life. One thing, which is said to be her plus point of long age is that she never drank Alcohol and neither any relation with Tobacco.


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