Aww shucks! A Georgia woman recognized as the world’s oldest person has died at the staggering age of 116 years old…

Besse Cooper died peacefully in a Georgia nursing home.


The Guinness World Book of Records confirmed Bessie as the oldest person in the world, although there was some controversy about a lady in Brazil who claimed to be 48 days older.

Besse’s son said she was watching a Christmas movie when she suddenly experienced trouble breathing and was put on oxygen, she died in her room a short time later.

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