|Birth:||8 November 1885|
|Death:||2 November 2000|
|Age:||114 years, 360 days|
She worked as a domestic servant and married Joseph H. Morris in 1918. She was widowed in the 1930s. Morris lived in her own flat until she was 107, when she moved to a nursing home after a chest infection. Her only child Winnie was born in 1911 and died of cancer in 1974 at the age of 63.
Morris died in her sleep at 1:25 am on 2 November 2000, aged 114 years, 360 days, at the Autumn House Nursing Home in Stone. Following her death, Marie Bremont of France became the world's oldest verified person. There had been claims that a Dominican woman, Elizabeth Israel, was 125 years old, but the Guinness Book of Records said Morris had taken the title because her date of birth could be fully authenticated.
- ↑ "Eva Morris, 114, World's Oldest Woman, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 3 November 2000
- ↑ "The lively art of defying death", Ben De Pear, The Guardian, 19 April 2000
- ↑ " Chronological Listing Of All Supercentenarians", Gerontology Research Group, 17 February 2007
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 World's oldest woman dies in Britain", CNN, 2 November 2000
- ↑ "The World's Oldest Woman", University of Andalusia
- ↑ "Oldest woman dies", Neil Tweedie, Irish Independent, 3 November 2000