Ernestine Garst on her 109th birthday.
|Birth:||16 July 1906|
Sacramento, Kentucky, USA
|Death:||28 December 2017|
Calhoun, Kentucky, USA
|Age:||111 years, 165 days|
Frances Ernestine Plain was born in Sacramento, Kentucky, USA, on 16 July 1906. Her parents were Onis Washington and Annie Woodburn Plain. In the late 1920s, she moved to Detroit where she worked for Chrysler making hubcaps. She married her husband, Gertie Franklin "Frank" Garst, in 1930. They worked together until 1933, when they moved back to Sacramento. The couple had no children, and Frank died in 1957.
Garst died in Calhoun, Kentucky, USA, on 28 December 2017 at the age of 111 years, 165 days.
- Ernestine Garst Riverside Care and Rehabilitation Center, October 2014
- McClean Co. Woman Credits Long Life To God And UK Wildcats Lex18.com, 17 July 2015
- McLean Co. Woman Celebrates 111th Birthday Tristate Homepage, 14 July 2017
- Garst, oldest state resident, dies Messenger-Inquirer, 31 December 2017