Minnie Whicker
Minnie Whicker
Whicker on her 113th birthday in 2019
Birth: 24 July 1906
Arkansas, USA
Death: 23 October 2020
Roseville, California, USA
Age: 114 years, 90 days
Country: United StatesUSA
Validated

Minnie Whicker (née Jenkins; 24 July 1906 – 22 October 2020) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At time of her death, she was the third-oldest living person in the United States and the tenth-oldest living person in the world.

Biography

Minnie Whicker was born in Arkansas, USA on 24 July 1906, to Francis and Belle Walker Jenkins. She married Roy Earnest Whicker in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA, on 11 June 1927, and spent her life as a homemaker. The couple had four children and were married for 67 years until his death on 20 December 1994.

Whicker resided in Roseville, California, where she has lived since her husband's retirement in the 1970s. At the time of her 112th birthday in July 2018, she had eight grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Whicker voted via absentee ballot in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, making her one of the oldest voters. She celebrated her 114th birthday in July 2020.

Minnie Whicker died in Roseville, California, USA on 22 October 2020 at the age of 114 years, 90 days.

Gallery

References

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.