Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Worlds oldest woman celebrates her Sweet 116th birthday.
Georgia woman Besse Cooper celebrated her 116th birthday on Sunday to become only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American to ever have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.
Bless her heart
Here's Besse celebrating her 116th birthday in Monroe, Ga., on Aug. 26, 2012.
Her secrets? “I mind my own business. And I don’t eat junk food.”
A lesson on living a long life for all of us. Spark On Besse!!!!!
Read more about Besse here... today.msnbc.msn.com/id/4
Update… Besse Cooper died peacefully today, December 4, 2012, at the Park Place nursing home in Monroe, Georgia, according to her son Sidney Cooper. The 77-year-old Cooper told Reuters, his mother died quietly and without suffering. "She got up this morning, had a big old breakfast and got her hair fixed," he said. "It's just like she got up planning to do it." Besse said her 80s was the best time for her