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World's oldest person dies at 117 in Jamaica

17 September 2017, 04:52 | Regina Holmes

Violet Moss Brown

Violet Moss Brown

Brown was born on March 10, 1900, 67 years before the country of Jamaica was founded.

This morning, The Gleaner reported that Moss Brown was caught in the middle of a tug of war between members of her family, as one group claiming that she was not getting the best of care had snatched her from her Duanvale, Trelawny home and refused to say where she was.

Violet Moss-Brown, the Jamaican woman named the world's oldest person earlier this year, died at the age of 117, the Prime Minister of Jamaica tweeted.

Moss Brown said she remembers when cars, airplanes and electricity came to Jamaica.

Following her death, 117-year-old Nabi Tajima, of Japan, is now the world's oldest person. She was also predeceased by the world's oldest man, after Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal died at the age of 113 during August in Haifa, Israel, shortly before his 114th birthday. Her son, Barry Russell, said she died today.

"I was a cane farmer".




"This is what God has given me, so I have to take it - long life".

"I've done almost everything at the church".

"I eat everything", she said, "except pork and chicken". I like to sing.

She became the world's oldest person on April 15 this year at 117 and 38 days, taking the title from Italian Emma Morano, whose life spanned three centuries and was born in 1899.

"Eat and sleep and you will live a long time", she said, adding: "You have to learn to relax".



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