Lexie Holbrook
Lexie Holbrook
Lexie Holbrook at the age of 108.
Birth: 22 November 1907
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death: 30 March 2018
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
Age: 110 years, 128 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Unvalidated

Lexie Settle Holbrook (22 November 1907 – 30 March 2018) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.

Biography

Holbrook was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA, on 22 November 1907. She was one of seven children born to Watson and Ella Tharpe Settle. In her youth, she worked on the family farm. She married Paul Holbrook on 6 June 1936, and the couple had two sons, Larry and Kenneth. Paul and his father operated a mill until the couple moved to North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in 1944, where Lexie operated a small neighborhood store. Paul died in 1966.

Holbrook lived independently until she was 98, when she fell and broke her arm. She moved to a retirement community in North Wilkesboro in 2006, where she lived until her death on 30 March 2018, aged 110 years, 128 days. She had four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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