From the Daily Mail
The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age 116.
Besse Cooper died peacefully Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta.
Cooper said his mother had been ill recently with a stomach virus.
Aging secrets: Ms Cooper, the oldest living woman in the world, died Tuesday at 116. Her secret to living so long? 'I mind my own business, and I don't eat junk food,' she once said...MORE