Hester Ford, Oldest Living American, Dies At 115 (Or 116)

Posted by on April 24, 2021 9:21 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Hester Ford, center, celebrates her birthday in 2019 with her family members. Ford died last Saturday at 115 or 116.

Ford died at home in Charlotte, N.C. Ford lived through the 1918 pandemic, the Great Depression, both world wars, Jim Crow, the civil rights movement and the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Image credit: Tanisha Patterson-Powe)

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