Dorothy West
Dorothy West
Dorothy West prior to her 109th birthday.
Birth: 28 July 1907
Knox, Missouri, USA
Death: 30 January 2018
Clinton, Missouri, USA
Age: 110 years, 186 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Dorothy Helen West (née Hudson; 28 July 1907 – 30 January 2018) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was one of the oldest known living people in Missouri, USA.


Dorothy West was born as Dorothy Helen Hudson in Knox, Missouri, USA, to parents Pendleton Allen Hudson and Mary Susan (née Rice) Hudson, on 28 July 1907. She had two siblings, Margaret and Roberta. She later became a teacher and taught for over 40 years at various schools in Missouri.

Dorothy married Glen West in Schuyler, Missouri, in the 1930s and had a son with him, Dr. Ronald West, in the 1940s. She later moved to Clinton, Missouri, USA, and was widowed when Glen passed away in 1986. In her later life, she moved into Clinton Healthcare in Clinton, Missouri.

West died in Clinton, Missouri, USA, on 30 January 2018, at the age of 110 years, 186 days.


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