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Besse Cooper

Born: 1896-8-26 - Died: 2012-12-04
Cause of Death:
Complications from illness

Death Summary: Besse Cooper suffered from a stomach virus, but quickly recovered. She later had trouble breathing and was put on oxygen. She died two hours later.

Who was Besse Cooper : Besse Cooper, 116, held the distinction of being the world's oldest person. It was verified by Guinness World Records in January 2011. She's the first citizen of Georgia to hold the honor.
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