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Edna Parker

Born: 1893-04-20 - Died: 2008-11-26
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes

Death Summary: Edna Parker died at a nursing home in Indiana, on November 26, 2008, at the age of 115 years, 220 days old. She was buried in Shelbyville’s Miller Cemetery.

Who was Edna Parker : Parker was a supercentenarian, and the oldest living person in the world at 115 years, 220 days old. She obtained the title of oldest living person on August 13, 2007.

Parker enjoyed poetry, and reading the daily newspaper. She loved receiving cards from well-wishers, and sent out autographs to anyone who asked for one. On her 114th birthday she received a very special present from President George W. Bush, a letter thanking her for sharing her knowledge “with younger generations”.

She is listed as one of the 15 “longest living people ever”.
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23 Signatures in Edna Parker's guestbook

  1. Kyle Kennedy Says:

    I can’t believe no one has signed your guestbook. You were such a sweet woman with knowledge that could fill a library. You will be missed.

  2. Truth Says:

    He is right, the problem is the rest of them are busy signing the guestbook of that wrestler who strangled his family.

  3. nica Says:

    We will miss you and We will love you forever. we will never forget you. I LOVE YOUR

  4. robert parker Says:

    the things you have must seen in all your years the loss of your wise years is now lost thank you

  5. theapathy Says:

    R.I.P. sweet lady, you did live to see almost everything 🙂

  6. nicole Says:

    congrats on the title, you and your knowledge will be missed. Hope your happy in heaven (:

  7. smiley8 Says:

    Thats a blessing you lived so long I hope therew is a book published with your wisdom in it. Hope your happy in Heaven

  8. Connie Barrington Says:

    Too bad the News Media didn’t take advantage of your years here and have a nightly segment with “Edna’s advice and memories”. You should have been appreciated more while here. I’m sorry. May you and your friends and loved ones continue to be blessed.Now, enjoy a true eternity. You must have done alot right to be blessed with such a long life.Love and Prayers,Connie B.

  9. kimmie Says:

    wow, i hope i get to live as long as you did!

  10. Dynikan and Becky Says:

    Hello, you were such a sweet women. can’t believe so many people have not realized you!, We Will miss youu!

  11. Unknown Says:

    Get get woman. mom my took care of her once and when i heard she died well that just made me sad but hope to god she rest in pease and she in heaven 🙂

  12. Unknown Says:

    great great 😛 (sorry spelling)

  13. Meutia Says:

    I wish I could have met her, she seems like a very sweet lady. I hope you rest in peace. ^_^

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  15. catherine davis Says:

    ur my hero rip

  16. Elias Nehemiah Says:

    Sleep well Edna, you’ve earned a nice, long, quiet rest, thanks for staying with us for so long to pass on your wisdom.

  17. Linda Abbott Says:

    I am sorry I did not know about you, may you rest in peace….But I have to wonder, is it a blessing to live so long or a curse?

  18. Tracy B Says:

    Ah Bless this woman! Such an achievement to have lived this long and she got to see two turns of the centuries! Amazing, Sleep well you deserve it xxx

  19. Christine Reside Says:

    God bless ur memory will liv on !!!

  20. sterling foley Says:

    i remember seeing her on a news channle she reminds me of my grandmother alot God bless her one could have learnd so much from her.

  21. jenell Says:

    Rip as adults we take for granted the older ones in are lifes n don’t seem to take advantage of seeing them n listen to the tales they say. How I wish I could see my loved ones. Edna you look like such a sweet soul ….

  22. Hans van Poelgeest Says:

    whooooo thats old, rest in peace!

  23. Vincent J Says:

    It’s amazing to have come across someone with so much of life’s experience.

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