Edna Runyon (left) on her 110th birthday
|Birth:||25 January 1908|
Nevada County, Arkansas, USA
|Death:||6 April 2020|
Magnolia, Arkansas, USA
|Age:||112 years, 72 days|
Edna Runyon (née McKinney; 25 January 1908 – 6 April 2020) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group. She was the oldest known living person in the state of Arkansas, USA.
Runyon was born in Nevada County, Arkansas, USA, on 25 January 1908. Her parents were Alfred and Alice McKinney. She had five siblings. She married Emer Runyon (1905-1986), with whom had eight or nine children (sources vary). The couple were married for over 50 years.
In 2015, at the age of 107, Runyon received a letter from then-President Barack Obama. She lived in Magnolia, Arkansas. She died on 6 April 2020 at the age of 112 years, 72 days.
- Columbia County’s oldest living resident celebrates 111th birthday Magnolia Banner News, 29 January 2019
- Descendants of Alfred McKinney Genealogy
- My Great Grandmother Edna Runyon is 110. Facebook
- Obituary R. L. Reed Funeral Home