Georgia Chorpening
Georgia Chorpening
Birth: 6 September 1903
Thornton, Arkansas, USA
Death: 16 July 2015
Lake Forest, Florida, USA
Age: 111 years, 313 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Validated

Georgia Chorpening (née Oakley; 6 September 1903 – 16 July 2015) was a validated American supercentenarian.

Biography

Georgia Chorpening was born as Georgia Oakley to George and Alangus Oakley, in Thornton, Arkansas, USA, on 6 September 1903. She spent her childhood in Fordyce, Arkansas, and moved to Sanford, Florida, in 1926. She married Carl Chorpening and had a son, Carl Jr., both of whom she outlived. Chorpening worked as a school bus driver for 23 years, and volunteered at the Sharing Center and the jail ministry. Chorpening drove until she was 96 and moved into a retirement home at the age of 100. In 2004, then Governor Jeb Bush awarded her the Points of Light award for her many years of public service.

Chorpening turned 110 in 2013, and her age was validated by the GRG on 11 January 2015.

Georgia Chorpening died in Lake Forest, Florida, USA, on 16 July 2015 at the age of 111 years, 313 days.

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